The Yellow-footed Rock Wallaby is grey above and white underneath. Has reddish patches on legs and white side stripe. The tail is barred - no other Wallaby has this kind of markings on the tail.
60cm head and body, 65cm tail
rocky ranges in dry country
gestation is about 31 days with pouch life of about 6 months
The largest population of Yellow-Footed Rock Wallaby is found in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia. There is a rare subspecies in Queensland.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The conservation status in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals is "lower risk/near threatened".
|Common Name:||Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby|
Relatives in same Genus
Allied Rock Wallaby (P. assimilis)
Black-footed Rock-wallaby (P. lateralis)
Mareeba Rock-wallaby (P. mareeba)
Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby (P. penicillata)