These include, as already mentioned, the Antilopine Kangaroo, the Black Wallaroo and the two small rock wallabies, the Short-Eared Rock Wallaby
and the Nabarlek, the latter two for the purposes of morrdjdjanjno song subjects being grouped together.
Now they've found the rare purple rock wallaby
gives off a dye from its skin which stains the fur but can be washed off by rain.
In the late 1840s, the yellow-footed rock wallaby (YFRW) (Petrogale xanthopus xanthopus) was first noted by European naturalist Frederick Strange in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia, near what is now Aroona Dam (Copley 1983).
Instead, it is a flagship rock wallaby species, selected for its educational value in teaching habitat fragmentation, introduced species and adaptations, and for its collaborative in-situ conservation and ex-situ research possibilities.
Fecal pellet counts were used as a means to monitor the rock wallaby population at both sites.
The case studies--Heirisson Prong Peninsula (Shark Bay) reintroduction of the Burrowing Bettong and the Proserpine Rock Wallaby
recovery plan--provide excellent accounts of conservation management with realistic evaluations of their success.
Threatened black-flanked rock wallaby populations in the central Wheatbelt are set to benefit from a $350,000 project to control invasive pest animals.
Agriculture and Food Minister Terry Redman said the tiny black-flanked rock wallaby populations in the central Wheatbelt were extremely susceptible to attack by foxes.
Environment Minister Bill Marmion said black-flanked rock wallaby sites in the Wheatbelt had experienced major population declines over the past two years.