Calaby's pademelon

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Calaby's pademelon[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Macropodidae
Genus: Thylogale
Species: T. calabyi
Binomial name
Thylogale calabyi
Flannery, 1992
Calaby's Pademelon area.png
Calaby's pademelon range
(brown — extant, orange — possibly extinct)

Calaby's pademelon (Thylogale calabyi), also known as the alpine wallaby, is a species of marsupial in the Macropodidae family. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 69–70. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Leary, T., Seri, L., Flannery, T., Wright, D., Hamilton, S., Helgen, K., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Allison, A., James, R., Aplin, K., Salas, L. & Dickman, C. (2008). Thylogale calabyi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 29 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as endangered

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