HABITAT AND ECOLOGY It is found in arid and semi arid habitats. Animals are dependant on green herbage, and populations subsequently decline during drought periods (Croft and Clancy 2008). It is capable of travelling long distances (over 200 km) in response to localized rainfall.
This species is present in many protected areas. Harvesting of the species is regulated.
CLASS : Mammalia
ORDER : Diprotodontia
FAMILY : Macropodidae
GENUS : Macropus
SPECIES : Red Kangaroo (Macropus rufus)
Conservation status : Least Concern
Update : 11 April 2017