• isn't large enough to be considered a kangaroo
  • smaller and has a stockier build than a kangaroo
  • Very small forest-dwelling wallabies are known as pademelons and dorcopsises
  • Their name comes from the Eora Aboriginal tribe who were the original inhabitants of the Sydney area
  • widely distributed across Australia
  • mostly found in more remote, heavily timbered, or rugged
  • five species are found in New Guinea
  • considered a pest in New Zealand
  • A colony of wallabies also lives in Hawaii