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Species profile—Macropus giganteus (eastern grey kangaroo)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Macropodidae (wallabies, kangaroos and tree-kangaroos) → Macropus giganteus (eastern grey kangaroo)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Macropodidae (wallabies, kangaroos and tree-kangaroos)
Scientific name
Macropus giganteus Shaw, 1790
Common name
eastern grey kangaroo
Type reference
Shaw, G. (1790). The Naturalist's Miscellany: or coloured figures of natural objects, drawn and described immediately from nature. London : G. Kearsley Vol. 1. [text to pl. 33]
WildNet taxon ID
901
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Agricultural Pest
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=901

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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