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Red-necked Wallaby (juvenile)

Macropus rufogriseus banksianus


This juvenile was already quite used to humans. The Red-necked Wallaby is "distinguished from other wallabies by its white cheek markings and red colouring on the neck. The rest of its body fur is grey to reddish in colour with a white or pale grey abdomen. Their muzzle, paws and toes are black in colour." (Australian Zoo)


Hanging about on the grassed area at the Bunya Mountains National Park.


Check out this little video of a different youngster having a pick of the grass at the picnic area: According to Wikipedia, the Red-necked and Bennet's Wallaby has introduced populations in several other countries which seem to be faring quite well.

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armadeus.4 3 weeks ago

I agree Single cute!

Single D
Single D a year ago

What a cute little guy.

armadeus.4 a year ago

Ha ha The old fatties on the lawn look so content. I have hopefully sorted out the video link. Thanks for letting me know Neil! :)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Bunya Mountains is a great place to see these wallabies up close and personal. They are gorgeous! I always look forward to seeing them, particularly the old fatties that lounge around on people's lawns :D Video link not working either, Liana.

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Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Mar 14, 2019
Submitted on May 26, 2019

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