Wallaby facts

  • Wallabies are mammals.
  • The rock wallaby is a small kangaroo.
  • There are 15 species of rock wallaby.
  • They live exclusively on rocky terrain and can leap utpo 4 metres (13 feet) but cannot climb trees.
  • During hot weather they can spend most of the day in the shade, searching for grass in the early morning and evening.
  • On cooler days they spend much of their time eating.
  • Wallabies communicate a warning to others by thumping once or twice on the ground with their feet.
  • Female wallabies can produce two different kinds of milk at the same time, one for her baby and another, richer blend for her older offspring.
  • Wallabies can swim.
  • Wallabies are pink and furless at birth.

Our Wallaby family is proudly sponsored by:

  • Daniyal Ahmed

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Wykeham Way

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