|Rothschild's rock-wallaby range|
Rothschild's rock-wallaby (Petrogale rothschildi), sometimes known as the Roebourne rock-wallaby, is a species of macropod found in Western Australia, in the Pilbara district and the Dampier Archipelago. It is not currently considered to be threatened, but is at risk from the red fox (Vulpes vulpes).
Rothschild's rock-wallaby is one of the largest rock-wallabies, and also one of the most attractive. It is mostly a golden-brown colour with a greyish wash down its neck, which often has a purple appearance. It is a mostly nocturnal grass-eater found mostly around rocky ground.
- Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 68. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
- Morris, K. & Burbidge, A. (2008). "Petrogale rothschildi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 December 2008.
- Menkhorst, Peter (2001). A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia. Oxford University Press. p. 128.
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