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Eastern wallaroo
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Eastern wallaroo
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Macropus robustus

The eastern wallaroo (Macropus robustus) sometimes called the, common wallaroo, the red wallaroo, or just wallaroo lives on the sides of the Great Dividing Range. This runs for more than 3,000 km along the eastern and south-eastern coast of Australia. There are four subspecies of Eastern Wallaroo:

  • the eastern wallaroo found across Australia
  • the euro, also widespread.
  • one found only on Barrow Island, Macropus robustus isabellinus.
  • one found only in the Kimberley area of Western Australia.
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