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Kangaroo / WallabyMacropus robustus

7 Wallaroo at Molonglo River Park

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Macropus robustus at Molonglo River Park - 11 Sep 2018
Macropus robustus at Molonglo River Park - 11 Sep 2018
Macropus robustus at Molonglo River Park - 11 Sep 2018
Macropus robustus at Molonglo River Park - 11 Sep 2018
Macropus robustus at Molonglo River Park - 11 Sep 2018

Identification history

Kangaroo / Wallaby Macropus robustus 25 Sep 2018 michaelb

Author's notes

A solitary male was hopping along casually when a second male came bursting out of the shrubbery making a loud "woofing" noise. They fought and it was a fierce encounter with much grunting. After a while they had a rest. Then they had another go until one decided he had had enough. He left with the victor following and adding some more loud woofing for emphasis...... near the Molonglo River and east of Denman Prospect.

5 comments

   25 Sep 2018
I'd almost pay money to watch that.
michaelb wrote:
   26 Sep 2018
It was very cool to witness - I was only 30 metres away.
Illilanga wrote:
   26 Sep 2018
Great pics!
HelenCross wrote:
   29 Sep 2018
Wow - I've never seen Wallaroos fighting!
KimPullen wrote:
   7 Oct 2018
Great shots, and great account of what happened.

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Nearby Sightings

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Isodontia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Grass-carrying wasp) at Molonglo River Park - 11 Sep 2018
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Molonglo River Park - 11 Sep 2018
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Molonglo River Park - 11 Sep 2018
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Molonglo River Park - 11 Sep 2018
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Molonglo River Park - 11 Sep 2018
Grimmia sp. (A moss) at Molonglo River Park - 20 Aug 2017

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 11 Sep 2018 6:41 PM Recorded on
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