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Common Name Scientific Name

Gestation

(days)

Pouch Life

Age at Weaning

Ringtail Possum Pseudocheirus peregrinus

28

4 months

6 months

Brushtail Possum

Trichosurus vulpecula

18

5 months

8 months

Sugar Glider

Petuarus breviceps

16 70 days

100-110 days

Common Wombat

Vombatus ursinus

30

6 months

11 months+

Fat-tailed Dunnart

Sminthopsis crassicaudata

12

48 days

10 weeks

Kowari

Dasyuroides byrnei 30-35 detach from teat 55 days

after 110 days

Mitchells Hopping Mouse

Notomys mitchelli

38-40

 

35 days

Brushtail Bettong

Bettongia pencillata

21

90 days – 3 months

3-4 months

Rufous Bettong

Aepyprymnus rufescens

23

16 weeks

6 months

Tasmanian Bettong

Bettongia gaimardi

21

105 days

6 months

Tasmanian Pademelon

Thylogale billardierii

30

200 days

8 months+

Tammar (Dama) Wallaby

Macropus Eugenii

25

8-9 months

12 months approx.

Red-necked Wallaby

Macropus rufogriseus

30

280 days

12 – 17 months

Swamp Wallaby

Wallabia bicolor

33-38

8 months

15 months

Common Wallaroo
(Euro)

Macropus robustus

32

260 days

16 months

Western Grey Kangaroo

Macropus fuliginosus

30

10 months

16 months

Kangaroo Island Kangaroo

M. f. fuliginosus

30

10 months

16 months

Eastern Grey Kangaroo

Macropus giganteus

36

10 -11 months

18 months

Red Kangaroo

Macropus rufus

33

7-8 months

12 months

 

 
 
Bennett's Wallaby
Juvenile NT Brushtail Possum
Swamp Wallaby
Golden Brushtail Possum
Red Kangaroos
Yellow-footed Rock-wallabies
Baby Squirrel Glider
Sugar Glider
Euro

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