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Matschie's tree-kangaroo

Dendrolagus matschiei

Description:

With a body and head length of 20 to 32 inches (810 mm), Matschie's tree-kangaroo are much smaller than Australia's well-known red kangaroo.[3] An adult male weighs between 20 and 25 lb (9–11 kg). An adult female weighs between 15 and 20 lb (7–9 kg)

Habitat:

native to the Huon Peninsula of North Eastern New Guinea

Notes:

Matschie's tree-kangaroo is endangered

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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA

Spotted on Jul 10, 2012
Submitted on Aug 20, 2012

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