18 years in the wild, 19 years under human care
34 days, but the young live in the pouch for 237 to 269 days
|Number of young at birth:||One|
|Age of maturity:||Females - 547 days; Males - 670 days|
Males are 40-56 in long and females are 30-40 in long
Males weigh 50-100 lbs, females weigh 40-50 lbs.
|Size at birth:||Less than one inch long|
Come visit Alinga, Kayla, Sheila, Wilbur, Millie and her joey at Walkabout Creek.
- From the mountainous pastures of eastern Australia, from Victoria to Queensland.
- Prefers to live in areas with rocky outcrops or stony ground.
- Wallaroos are a large species of kangaroo
- Eat grasses and shrubs.
- Are pouched marsupials.
- Joey's first trips from pouch occur at around 6 months and are no longer allowed in the pouch by around 9 months of age.
- Females may at any time have a dormant young in the uterus, a joey in the pouch and another joey at foot.