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Petrogale lateralis lateralis
Thanks brookehalkyard for the new ID..
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!
Thanks for the ID..
Put North WA on your List.. I stayed 4 weeks in the Exmouth region and it was not long enough!
I agree with Darren! Definitely the Rothschild...
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)
Spotted on Mar 12, 2010 Submitted on May 12, 2011