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Scientific Name: 
Wallabia bicolor
Phylum: 
Chordata
Species class: 
Mammalia
Order: 
Diprotodontia
Family: 
Macropodidae
Genus: 
Wallabia
Species: 
bicolor
Status: 
Least Concern
Population Trend: 
Increasing
Quick Facts

Life Span: 15 years

Size: 66cm-85cm tall

Weight: Up to 21kg

Fun Facts

Different feet: Swamp Wallabies are one of the only macropods with webbed feet.

Sydney Local: They are the closest macropod to the Sydney CBD.

Photo by Paul Fahy.

The Swamp Wallaby is a small marsupial native to the eastern parts of Australia, and is the only living member of the Wallabia genus.

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