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Black-flanked Rock-Wallaby

Petrogale lateralis lateralis

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Black-flanked rock wallaby
Petrogale lateralis lateralis

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Christiane 6 years ago

Thanks brookehalkyard for the new ID..

brookehalkyard 6 years ago

Hi there, based on this animal's markings and its location (i.e. Cape Range National Park or nearby), I'd strongly suggest this animal is a black-flanked rock wallaby rather than a Rothschild's rock wallaby. Rothschild's do occur in the Pilbara but further north and inland than the North West Cape. Spent a bit of time working with these critters - this is one of the loveliest pics I've seen!

Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks for the ID..

Christiane 9 years ago

Put North WA on your List.. I stayed 4 weeks in the Exmouth region and it was not long enough!

SheaEckert 9 years ago

I agree with Darren! Definitely the Rothschild...

DarrenC 9 years ago

nice shot.. is it a Rothschild's Rock-wallaby?
it must be a wonderful part of the world? I have never made it that far north in WA (yet)

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Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Mar 12, 2010
Submitted on May 12, 2011

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