Swamp Wallaby

Swamp Wallaby
Native Animals

The Swamp wallaby (Wallabia bicolor) is a small, stocky wallaby with dark brown fur, often with rusty patches on its belly, chest and base of the ears.

It lives in thick forest undergrowth or sandstone heath and is occassionally spotted at Manly Dam.

It feeds on a variety of plants including introduced and native shrubs, grasses and ferns.

Females can suckle two joeys of different ages. The pouch life of each joey is eight to nine months, although they may continue to suckle until 15 months of age.