Ursine tree-kangaroo

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Ursine tree-kangaroo[1]
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Macropodidae
Genus: Dendrolagus
Species: D. ursinus
Binomial name
Dendrolagus ursinus
(Temminck, 1836)
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Ursine tree-kangaroo range

The ursine tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus ursinus) is a species of marsupial in the Macropodidae family. It is endemic to the Vogelkop and possibly the Fak-fak peninsulas, West Papua, Indonesia. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]


  1. ^ 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. 61. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Leary, T., Seri, L., Wright, D., Hamilton, S., Helgen, K., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Allison, A., James, R., Dickman, C., Aplin, K., Salas, L., Flannery, T. & Bonaccorso, F. (2008). Dendrolagus ursinus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as vulnerable