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2010-04-13 09:31:11

Australian Aborigines Tuesday declared a large area of land -- 2,240 square miles -- a conservation site to help protect the endangered black-footed rock wallaby. The area, known as the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara, would be managed by its traditional owners for conservation, said the leaders of the region. Environment Minister Peter Garrett said the wallaby, or "warru", would be well protected. "The ranges in the north provide a safe haven for one of the few remaining colonies of...


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Brush-tailed Rock Wallaby, Petrogale penicillata
2012-10-27 16:49:18

The brush-tailed rock wallaby (Petrogale penicillata), also known as the small-eared rock wallaby, is a marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range includes The Great Dividing Range, where it is locally common in northern New South Wales and southern areas of Queensland. In the southern and eastern areas of its range, it is becoming less common. This species prefers a habitat within rocky areas containing arid to tropical types of vegetation. During the 1800’s, Governor Grey...

Black-flanked Rock Wallaby, Petrogale lateralis
2012-10-27 16:36:45

The black-flanked rock wallaby (Petrogale lateralis) is a marsupial that is native to Australia. Its other common names include the warru and the black-footed rock wallaby.  Its range includes western, southern, and central areas of Australia, along with some islands close to the continent. Its populations are scattered across this range. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas with many types of vegetation, including temperate types. It was first discovered in 1842 by John Gould, and holds...

Yellow-footed Rock Wallaby, Petrogale xanthopus
2012-10-27 16:07:37

The yellow-footed rock wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus) is a marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range includes eastern areas of Australia, western areas of New South Wales, northwestern Victoria, and a few areas of Queensland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas, where it is safer than other species of wallaby from predators. It can reach an average height of 23.6 inches and a weight between 15.4 and 28.7 pounds. It is typically greyish brown in color with a yellow tail, feet, and...

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