Pademelon

General

Pademelon inhabits the wet rain forests in the coastal areas.They are already on the list of endangered species

The animal that resembles the Kangaroo

Pademelons are small marsupial creatures of the Thylogale genus.They are one of the smallest of the macropods and are found in the forests.They resemble the kangaroo in structure.

The red necked Pademelon

Characteristics

Pademelons are very similar to the Kangaroos in body structure.Pademelons can be distinguished from the others in the group by their short, thick and sparsely haired tails and they are known to travel by hopping. Pademelon can reach 16.5 to 20.5 inches in length and 7.7 to 26 pounds in weight. Males are larger than females.

Behavior

The Pademelon thumps the ground with its hind legs when it notices predators.This is a very useful habit.It rests during the day and searches for food at night.

Distribution

Pademelons are found in the coastal regions of Queensland and New South Wales.They have drastically reduced in some regions . Thes animals are also found in South Central New Guinea. Their natural habitat is in thick scrubland or dense forests. They also make tunnels through long grasses and bushes in swampy countr

A mother and a baby Pademelon

Diet

A Pademelon is a herbivorous creature and its diet is based on grass and leaves, shoots, herbs, leaves, mosses, berries and ferns.

Reproduction

The Pregnancy in female lasts for around 30 days and ends with one, poorly developed baby called joey which is weak. The Baby completes its embryonic development inside the mother’s pouch and spends its first 6 months inside it. A Young pademelon is weaned at the age of 7 to 8 months.

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Scientific classification of Pademelon

Pademelon

Orders

The Pademelon thumps the ground with its hind legs when it notices predators.This is a very useful habit.It rests during the day and searches for food at night.
Pademelons are found in the coastal regions of Queensland and New South Wales.They have drastically reduced in some regions . Thes animals are also found in South Central New Guinea. Their natural habitat is in thick scrubland or dense forests. They also make tunnels through long grasses and bushes in swampy countr
A Pademelon is a herbivorous creature and its diet is based on grass and leaves, shoots, herbs, leaves, mosses, berries and ferns.
The Pregnancy in female lasts for around 30 days and ends with one, poorly developed baby called joey which is weak. The Baby completes its embryonic development inside the mother's pouch and spends its first 6 months inside it. A Young pademelon is weaned at the age of 7 to 8 months.

Pademelon

Pademelon

Scientific Classification

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