Red-necked Wallaby Macropus rufogriseus
(aka Bennett's Wallaby)
Red-necked Wallaby, Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia, February 2006 - click for larger image Tasmania, Australia
February 2006

The Red-necked Wallaby is distributed in eastern and south-eastern Australia. The nominate sub-species is restricted to Tasmania and is known as Bennett's Wallaby.

It is grizzled grey-brown in colour with a reddish tinge round the neck and paler fur below.

Red-necked Wallaby, Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia, February 2006 - click for larger image There is a web-page by Ballenger, L. 1999. "Macropus rufogriseus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed September 20, 2007 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Macropus_rufogriseus.html.
Red-necked Wallaby, Freycinet, Tasmania, Australia, February 2006 - click for larger image
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