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Do wallabies and kangaroos mate?
Although physically more like kangaroos, wallaroos' genetic make-up is closer to that of some wallabies and can cross-breed with some wallaby species.
Are Wallabies aggressive?
Behavior and Temperament The Bennetts wallaby is known to be the most docile, while the Damal and Tammar are known to be more anxious. They are generally social animals and can be quite affectionate with their owners and each other. … Wallabies are unique little macropods.
How many Wallabies are in Australia?
The name wallaby now refers to about 30 species of macropod found in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Many species are named after the habitat they occupy, such as Rock Wallabies and Swamp Wallabies.
What are the 4 types of kangaroos?
The four species commonly referred to as kangaroos are: the red kangaroo (Macropus rufus), the eastern gray kangaroo (Macropus giganteus), the western gray kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus), and the antilopine kangaroo (Macropus antilopinus).