Description The Tammar Wallaby is grey brown above with reddish sides and legs. The conservation status of this wallaby is listed as "near threatened". Presently only found in a few sites of mainland Western Australia and Kangaroo Island in South Australia.
Other Names Tammar, Dama Wallaby
Size Head and body length 64cm. Tail about 40cm.
Habitat Coastal scrub and dry forest. Shelters in dense undergrowth during the day.
Food Mostly grasses.
Breeding Single joey leaves pouch after 8-9 months.
Range Two populations - one in South Australia and one in Western Australia. Also offshore islands in these areas. Numbers have been greatly reduced since European settlement.