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Scientific Name: 
Macropus rufogriseus
Phylum: 
Chordata
Species class: 
Mammalia
Order: 
Diprotodontia
Family: 
Macropodidae
Genus: 
Macropus
Species: 
rufogriseus
Status: 
Least Concern
Population Trend: 
Stable

The red coat pattern is different on each wallaby. Some are tinged red all over while others just show red on the neck. By day these common wallabies are hard to see – they rest among thick shrubs in the forest. At night, Red-necked Wallabies move to the forest edge to graze on herbs and grasses.

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Source: 
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Year assessed: 
2008