The swamp wallaby (Wallabia bicolor) is a small marsupial and it mainly lives in the eastern Australia. It has got many names such as black wallaby, black stinker, fern wallaby, black-tailed wallaby, and black pademelon.
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Swamp Wallaby Facts for Kids
- The swamp wallaby is commonly found in eastern Australia, Victoria, and Queensland.
- It is thought to make habitats in woodlands and forests.
- Like all wallabies, the black wallaby also takes shelter in fern or grass to avoid extreme heat during the day.
- The swamp wallaby comes out at night to feed on pasture, shrubs, food plants, and agricultural crops.
- The adults reach the body length of 70 – 76 cm.
- It has tail that is equal to the size of its entire body.
- While swamp wallaby lives alone it can also live in small groups during feeding.