The Swamp Wallaby has coarse dark brown fur, with a red-brown underbelly. The cheek has a light yellow to red-brown or black stripe. The paws, feet and end of the tail are often a darker brown. Generally active from dusk to dawn. Usually solitary, resting in thick undergrowth during the day and moving out to open areas at night to feed.
Lives in a variety of habitats including swamps, ferny gullies, open forests, lantana thickets and heath lands. Common along the east coast of Australia.
I spotted this swamp wallaby at Alma Park Zoo in Brisbane. A curious little fellow who didn't mind being photographed. I often see swampies in my backyard in Gympie, QLD.