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Whiptail Wallaby , Pretty-faced Wallaby , Grey or Blue Flier
Macropus parryi
Mammal Family :"Kangaroos and Wallabies"
Description :Common. Body 84cm ; Tail 94cm ; Weight 14-21kg. Upper body brownish-grey. Nocturnal. Social, up to 50 in a mob. It is a grazer, feeding on grasses and other herbaceous plants, including ferns. Seldom drinks execpt in drought.
Typical Habitat :Undulating to hilly country with dry open forest and grassy understory.
Distribution :Cooktown to central N.S.W. With it's densest population in southern Queensland and northern N.S.W.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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