Most traits identified in wallabies are shared by other terrestrial kangaroos, including large ears, a brownish body, a pouch for holding Joey, and a tail. The long tails add to their beauty and help maintain balance when hopping from one place to another. Crocodiles like hunting them; therefore, they are constantly cautious around water.
Moreover, they are vegetarian species with a variety of plant-based feeding options. It is not uncommon to come across a group of wallabies grazing together.
Pregnant females like to live in each other’s company and enjoy chatting. The newborns enter the pouch immediately after birth and spend months safeguarded by their adoring moms. They are readily threatened and could get wounded while attempting to flee.
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Terrestrial / Aquatic
Altricial / Precocial
Polygamous / Monogamous
Dimorphic (size) / Monomorphic
Active: Diurnal / Nocturnal
Social behavior: Solitary / Pack / Herd
Diet: Carnivore / Herbivore / Omnivore / Piscivorous / Insectivore
Migratory: Yes / No
Domesticated: Yes / No
Dangerous: Yes / No