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Macropus rufogriseus rufogriseus
yes thanks for your help too ! its good to get it solved!
Ahh, good that the riddle is solved.Makes you feel good. :~)
I visited Tasmania a few years ago and got to see that and i wished i had extra fur to deal with the cold =)
Yes, our wallabies are heavier and more heavily furred than the mainland species, to deal with the cold. The same is true of almost all of our animals - they're fatter and fuzzier. I just got back from Cradle Mountain, I saw a few wallabies, a pademelon, and several wombats, oh, and possums of course. They were trying to raid our cabin for food. We gave them some carrot and cucumber to go away.
They seem to have a different subspecies. It just looked very different to the Red-necked wallabies I am used to. The fur is much lighter and longer. This solves the mystery though =) This one I spotted at the bottom of cradle mountain
Bennet's wallaby and red-neck wallaby are just two different names for the same animal: Macropus rufogriseus. The dark brown nose is indicative. It appears to be a young one, probably male. That's just the type of grass that they like to graze on.
I agree.. wallaby :-)
Could be a redneck wallaby
Spotted on Jan 5, 2009 Submitted on Jun 26, 2011