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Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby)

Wikipedia Abstract

The red-necked wallaby or Bennett's wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus) is a medium-sized macropod marsupial (wallaby), common in the more temperate and fertile parts of eastern Australia, including Tasmania.
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Macropus rufogriseus banksianus (Red-necked wallaby)
Macropus rufogriseus fruticus (Red-necked wallaby)
Macropus rufogriseus rufogriseus (Red-necked wallaby)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 10.68
EDGE Score: 2.46


Adult Weight [1]  35.72 lbs (16.20 kg)
Birth Weight [1]  1 grams
Female Maturity [1]  1 year 1 month
Male Maturity [1]  1 year 8 months
Diet [2]  Herbivore
Diet - Plants [2]  100 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Gestation [1]  29 days
Litter Size [1]  1
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  15 years
Weaning [1]  6 months 7 days


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Australian Alps montane grasslands Australia Australasia Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Brigalow tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Australian temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Mitchell grass downs Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Naracoorte woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southeast Australia temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southeast Australia temperate savanna Australia Australasia Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Tasmanian Central Highland forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Tasmanian temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Tasmanian temperate rain forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bald Rock National Park II 21998 New South Wales, Australia
Croajingolong National Park II 217067 Victoria, Australia
Dunggir National Park II 6402 New South Wales, Australia
Girraween National Park II 28978 Queensland, Australia
Grampians National Park II 416373 Victoria, Australia
Kosciuszko National Park II 1705480 New South Wales, Australia
Lamington National Park II 50970 Queensland, Australia
Lavinia Nature Reserve State Reserve II 17390 Tasmania, Australia    
Maria National Park II 5735 New South Wales, Australia
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  
Southwest National Park II 1531400 Tasmania, Australia
Sundown National Park II 30557 Queensland, Australia


Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle)[3]
Canis lupus dingo (domestic dog)[4]
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor)[5]


Parasitized by 
Amylovorax dehorityi <Unverified Name>[6]
Anoplotaenia dasyuri <Unverified Name>[7]
Austrostrongylus chandleri <Unverified Name>[7]
Austrostrongylus paratypicus <Unverified Name>[7]
Austrostrongylus smalesae <Unverified Name>[6]
Austrostrongylus wallabiae <Unverified Name>[7]
Cloacina linstowi <Unverified Name>[7]
Cloacina mundayi <Unverified Name>[7]
Cloacina similis <Unverified Name>[7]
Cloacina thetidis <Unverified Name>[7]
Coronostrongylus coronatus <Unverified Name>[7]
Coronostrongylus johnsoni <Unverified Name>[7]
Cyclostrongylus alatus <Unverified Name>[7]
Cyclostrongylus perplexus <Unverified Name>[7]
Dirofilaria roemeri <Unverified Name>[7]
Durikainema macropi <Unverified Name>[7]
Echinococcus granulosus[7]
Eimeria desmaresti <Unverified Name>[6]
Eimeria flindersi <Unverified Name>[6]
Eimeria hestermani <Unverified Name>[6]
Eimeria macropodis <Unverified Name>[6]
Eimeria prionotemni <Unverified Name>[6]
Eimeria toganmainensis <Unverified Name>[6]
Fasciola hepatica (common liver fluke)[7]
Filarinema asymmetricum <Unverified Name>[7]
Filarinema asymmetricus <Unverified Name>[6]
Filarinema cassonei <Unverified Name>[7]
Filarinema dissimile <Unverified Name>[7]
Filarinema spratti <Unverified Name>[7]
Globidium mucosum <Unverified Name>[6]
Globocephaloides trifidospicularis[7]
Heterodoxus longitarsus[6]
Hypodontus macropi <Unverified Name>[7]
Ileocystis macropodis <Unverified Name>[6]
Klossiella rufogrisei <Unverified Name>[6]
Labiosimplex australis <Unverified Name>[7]
Labiostrongylus australis <Unverified Name>[7]
Labiostrongylus billardierii <Unverified Name>[6]
Labiostrongylus communis[7]
Labiostrongylus longispicularis <Unverified Name>[7]
Labiostrongylus onychogale <Unverified Name>[7]
Latumcephalum greeni[6]
Macropodinium yalanbense <Unverified Name>[6]
Macropostrongylus lesouefi <Unverified Name>[7]
Marsupostrongylus vandiemeni <Unverified Name>[7]
Marsupostrongylus wallabiae <Unverified Name>[7]
Ortholfersia phaneroneura[6]
Ostertagia occidentalis <Unverified Name>[6]
Papillostrongylus labiatus <Unverified Name>[7]
Pararugopharynx protemnodontis[7]
Pelecitus roemeri <Unverified Name>[7]
Pharyngostrongylus eta <Unverified Name>[7]
Pharyngostrongylus gamma <Unverified Name>[7]
Pharyngostrongylus iota <Unverified Name>[7]
Pharyngostrongylus kappa <Unverified Name>[7]
Pharyngostrongylus macropodis <Unverified Name>[7]
Popovastrongylus pearsoni <Unverified Name>[7]
Popovastrongylus wallabiae <Unverified Name>[7]
Profilarinema hemsleyi <Unverified Name>[6]
Progamotaenia ewersi <Unverified Name>[7]
Progamotaenia macropodis <Unverified Name>[7]
Progamotaenia thylogale <Unverified Name>[7]
Rugopharynx australis[7]
Rugopharynx delta <Unverified Name>[7]
Rugopharynx epsilon <Unverified Name>[7]
Rugopharynx longibursaris[7]
Rugopharynx omega[7]
Rugopharynx pi <Unverified Name>[7]
Rugopharynx rufogrisea <Unverified Name>[7]
Rugopharynx spratti <Unverified Name>[7]
Rugopharynx theta <Unverified Name>[7]
Rugopharynx zeta <Unverified Name>[7]
Sarcocystis mucosa <Unverified Name>[6]
Thallostonema rarum <Unverified Name>[7]
Thallostonema setiferum <Unverified Name>[7]
Thysanotaenia incognita <Unverified Name>[7]
Toxoplasma gondii <Unverified Name>[6]
Wallabinema australe <Unverified Name>[7]
Wallabinema gallardi <Unverified Name>[7]
Wallabinema labiatum <Unverified Name>[7]
Woodwardostrongylus obendorfi <Unverified Name>[7]
Zoniolaimus buccalis <Unverified Name>[7]
Zoniolaimus setifer <Unverified Name>[7]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Africam Safari (Africam, S. A.)
African Safari
Alexandria Zoological Park
Almaty State Zoo of Kazakhstanfruticus
Artis Zoo
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Auckland Zoological Park
Australia Zoo
Badoca Safari Park
Banham Zoo Ltd.rufogriseus
Barranquilla Zoo
Beale Parkrufogriseus
Bellewaerde Park
Binder Park Zoo
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Bioparc Valencia
Bird Park Marlow
Birmingham Nature Centre
Birmingham Zoo
Blaavand Zoo
Blackbrook Zoological Park
Blackbutt Reserve
Blackpool Zoo
Blair Drummond Safari Park
Blank Park Zoo of Des Moines
Bronx Children's Zoo
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Calgary Zoo, Garden & Prehistoric Park
Camperdown Wildlife Centre
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Cape May County Park Zoofruticus
CERZA Centre d'Etude Rech Zool Augeron
Chahinkapa Zoofruticus
Charles Paddock Zoo
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Park
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Colchester Zoo
Columbian Park Zoo
Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park
Copenhagen Zoo
Curraghs Wildlife Park
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuarybanksianus
Dallas Zoo
Dept. of National Zoological Gardensbanksianus
Detroit Zoological Society
Dierenpark Wissel
Domaine Zoologique de Pescheray
Drayton Manor Park Zoo
Dudley Zoological Gardens
Ellen Trout Zoo
Erie Zoological Gardens
Espace Zoolog de St-Martin-la-Plaine
Exmoor Zoological Park
Faunia (Parque Biologico De Madrid,SA)
Flamingo Land LTD
Flamingo Park Wildlife Encounter
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Fota Wildlife Parkfruticus
Fundacion Zoologica de Cali
Galloway Wildlife Conservation Parkfruticus
Giza Zoological Gardenrufogriseus
Gladys Porter Zoo
Granby Zoo / Zoo de Granby
Greater Vancouver Zoo
Hai Park Kiriat Motzkin
Hamilton Zoobanksianus
Hansenberg Organia
Healesville Sanctuary
Helsinki Zoo
Henry Vilas Zoo
Henson Robinson Zoo
HeverJardin d'Oiseaux Tropicauxfruticus
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Jardin Zoologico de Cdad.Buenos Aires
Jászberény Zool.& Botanical Garden
John Ball Zoological Garden
Jyllands Park Zoo
Kaliningrad Zoo
Kangaroo Conservation Center
Kansas City Zoo
Kharkiv Zoo
Kishinev Zooparkfruticus
Kittenberger Zoo
Knowsley Safari Park
Knuthenborg Safaripark
Kristiansand Dyrepark ASA
Le Pal, Parc Animalierfruticus
Lietuvos Zoologijos Sodas
Lincoln Childrens Zoo (former Folsom)
Longleat Safari Park
Louisville Zoological Garden
Manor House Wildlife Parkrufogriseus
Marwell Wildliferufogriseus
Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Wybrzeza
Miskolc Zoo/Állatkert és Kultúrpark
Montgomery Zoorufogriseus
Moscow Zoological Parkfruticus
Moulton College
Mulhouse Zoofruticus
Municipal Independent Org. Roev Ruchei
Nagyerdei Kultúrpark KHT.
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
Neunkircher Zoologischer Garten GmbH
Niabi Zoo
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Councilfruticus
Noah's Ark Zoo Farm
Novosibirsk Zoological Park
Nyíregyházi Állatpark Nonprofit KFT
Oasys Parque del Desierto de Tabernas
Odense Zoologiske Have
Odsherreds Zoo Dyrepark A/S
Oglebay's Good Children's Zoo
Ogrod Zoobotaniczny Torun
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Opolu, Opole
Olmense Zoo
Ouwehand Zoo
Paradise Wildlife Park
Parc de la Haute Touche (MNHN)
Parc des Oiseaux
Parc Merveilleux
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Parc Safari / F.A.P.S.
Parc Zoologic de Barcelona
Parc Zoologique d'Amiens
Parc Zoologique d'Amneville
Parc Zoologique de Champrépus
Parc Zoologique De Cleres (MNHN)
Parc Zoologique de la Barben
Parc Zoologique de La Palmyre
Parco Natura Viva
Parco Zoo Punta Verdefruticus
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Parken Zoo i Eskilstuna AB
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarcenofruticus
Patronato del Parque Zoologico de Leon
Phoenix Zoo
Planete Sauvage
Potawatomi Zoo
Reaseheath College Animal Centrerufogriseus
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Riverview Park & Zoo
Rodbaston College
Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventurefruticus
Rome Zoo-Fondazione Bioparco di Roma
Rostock Zoologischer Garten
Sacramento Zoofruticus
Safari de Peaugres
Saitama Children's Zoorufogriseus
San Diego Wild Animal Parkfruticus
San Diego Zoofruticus
San Francisco Zoological Gardens
Scovill Zoo
Shepreth Wildlife Parkbanksianus
Shuttleworth College Animal Centre
Silesian Zoological Garden
Societa Zoologica Di Pistoia S.R.L
Sri Chamarajendra Zoo (Mysore Zoo)
Stichting Nederlands Opvang Papegaaien
Sunset Zoo
Szeged Zoo
Taipei Zoo
Tallinn Zoorufogriseus
Taronga Zoobanksianus
Tautphaus Park Zoo
Terrarium Vissenbjerg
The Tisch Family Zoological Gardensfruticus
Thoiry Zoological Park
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
Tiergarten Bernburg
Tiergarten der Stadt Nürnberg
Tierpark Berlin-Friedrichsfelde GmbH
Tierwelt Herberstein
Toronto Zoo
Trevor Zoo at Millbrook School
Tropiquaria Wildlife Park
Turtle Back Zoo
Twycross Zoo
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Valley Zoo & John Janzen Nature Center
Walford & North Shropshire College
Welsh Mountain Zoofruticus
Werribee Open Range Zoo
West Midland Safari & Leisure Park Ltd
Western Plains Zoo
Westfalischer Zoologischer Gtn Munster
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
Willow Park Zoo
Wingham Wildlife Park
Woburn Safari Park
Woodland Park Zoological Gardens
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Zagreb Zoo / Zooloski vrt Zagreb
Zivalski vrt Ljubljana
Zoo and Aqua-Terrarium Ltd. Pécs
Zoo Aquarium de Madrid (GRPR)
Zoo Boise
Zoo d'Asson
Zoo de Doue-la-Fontaine
Zoo de Jurques
Zoo de la Bourbansais
Zoo de La Fleche
Zoo de Pont-Scorff
Zoo De Servion
Zoo Duisburg AG
Zoo Hannover GmbH
Zoo Landau in der Pfalz
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoo Parc Overloon
Zoo Safari Swierkocin
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zoobotanico de Jerezrufogriseus
Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Ganfruticus
Zoological Garden of Polish Fauna
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoological Society of Londonrufogriseus
Zoologicka zahrada Ostrava
Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna
Zoologicka Zahrada Mesta Brnafruticus
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzenfruticus
Zoologico Nacional La Aurora
Zoologischer Garten Augsburg GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig
Zoologischer Garten Magdeburg
Zoologischer Garten Saarbruecken
Zoologischer Garten Wuppertal

Range Map

Australia; Croajingolong;



Attributes / relations provided by
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Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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