General Description

Body fur colour varies from light brown to black. Lower legs and feet are black. Long fur. Body up to 1.1 m, tail up to 90 cm.


Most active at night (nocturnal) and at dawn and dusk (crepuscular). Mostly solitary. Common Wallaroos give birth throughout the year, but in dry areas the timing is dependent on rainfall. A subspecies, the Eastern Wallaroo, is listed as endangered in Victoria.


Mainland Australia, excluding Cape York, eastern coast, and southern coast.


Open woodlands, as well as rocky and mountain areas.

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