Wallaby (wal-la-bee)A Small Australian Kangaroo

Wallaby s hopping marsupial from Australia

A Wallaby is about 850mm long and has a tail which is about the same length as its body. It weighs about 17kg.

It hops about on its hind legs just like a kangaroo.

I really don't know how you tell a wallaby from a kangaroo. Normally anything that looks like a kangaroo and weighs less than 20 kg is a wallaby. I also think a wallaby has more fur than kangaroo.

They normally live by themselves. They eat mostly grass.

During the day they rest under trees and shrubs and come out to graze in the late afternoon.



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