Reid kangaroo

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Reid kangaroo[1]
Temporal range: 2–0 Ma
Early Pleistocene – Recent
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Male at Melbourne Zoo
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Female at Nashville Zoo
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Infracless: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Faimily: Macropodidae
Genus: Macropus
Species: M. rufus
Binomial name
Macropus rufus
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The reid kangaroo (Macropus rufus) is the lairgest o aw kangaroos, the lairgest mammal native tae Australie, an the lairgest extant marsupial. It is foond across mainland Australie, avoidin anly the mair fertile areas in the sooth, the east coast, an the northren rainforests.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Groves, C. P. (2005). "Macropus (Osphranter) rufus". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 66. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. Ellis, M., van Weenen, J., Copley, P., Dickman, C., Mawson, P. & Woinarski, J. (2016). Macropus rufus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T40567A21953534.en
  3. Desmarest, A. G. (1822). "Kanguroo roux, kangurus rufus". Mammalogie, ou, Description des espèces de mammifères. 2. Paris: Agasse. pp. 541–542.