Red-legged Pademelon photographed at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane, Queensland.
Image by ozwildlife - Some rights reserved.
The Red-legged Pademelon is a small brown wallaby with rust-red legs and face
Head and body length 48cm. Tail length 42cm.
Rainforests, wet Eucalypt forest and sometimes vine thickets.
Grass, leaves and fruit.
Gestation period of 28-30 days. Young leave the pouch by 26 weeks and suckle at foot for a further 4 weeks.
eastern Australia from Cape York to northern New South Wales
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Red-legged Pademelon|
Relatives in same Genus
Tasmanian Pademelon (T. billardierii)
Red-necked Pademelon (T. thetis)