Agile Wallaby Macropus agilis
Agile Wallaby, Kuranda, Queensland, Australia, November 2010 - click for larger image Queensland, Australia
November 2010

The Agile Wallaby is distributed in northern and northeastern Australia where it is found in a wide variety of habitats from open forest to grassland. It is one of the most common wallabies in Australia.

Agile Wallaby, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia, November 2010 - click for larger image The distinctive features of this wallaby are the white stripe on the cheek and the white stripe on the thigh (best seen in photo 3.)

There is an excellent page on this species by Burian, J. 2002. "Macropus agilis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed January 16, 2011 http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Macropus_agilis.html

Agile Wallaby, Lakefield N.P., Queensland, Australia, November 2010 - click for larger image
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