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And due to their. They are brown to buff in color and are shaped like time kangaroos.

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Like other marsupials in the macropod family the quokka is herbivorous and mainly nocturnal.

Quokka as a pet. Unlike a frightening number of australian animals the quokka poses no threat to humans and as these pictures make abundantly clear can be quite friendly. They need to stay in the wild. Wild quokka populations are declining as invasive predators like foxes and cats move into quokka territory.

They need to stay in the wild. Can you have a quokka as a pet. The quokka is a marsupial and the only member of the genus setonix.

Quokkas are found on some smaller islands off the coast of western australia particularly rottnest island just off perth and also bald island near albany and in isolated scattered populations in forest and coastal heath between perth and albany. A quokka is a protected native species in australia and cannot be kept as a pet. You re also not allowed to take quokkas out of australia to be your pet elsewhere meaning you re most likely to spot one on their native island.

Quokkas look like small kangaroos they have developed hind legs round ears a short broad head. It would also be illegal to try to take a quokka out of australia to keep as a pet in another country. A native of australia the quokka is a marsupial in the macropod family along with wallabies and.

Meet the quokka the happiest animal ever meet the most smiley animal on earth. The quokka the only member of the genus setonix is a small macropod about the size of a domestic cat. Student campbell jones 21 from landsdale western australia was enjoying a bike ride with his girlfriend emily hamley for this birthday when they came across the quokka s.

Unfortunately quokkas are a protected species in australia and per the rottnest island authority act of 1987 can t be kept as pets. A small colony exists at the eastern limit of their. Quokkas for sale as house pets quokkas for sale from australia quokkas for sale from australia there is a chance for you to own a very nice and human friendly animal.

Quokka are small about five to eleven pounds roughly the size of a house cat. Meet the quokka a marsupial that seems to have come straight from an animator at disney but is actually native to a small corner of southwestern australia. You can t have one.

In fact all native species in australia are protected and forbidden to be kept as pets or owned unless you own a zoo or wildlife park. Quokka are predominantly nocturnal.