Tree Kangaroos at risk: Facts About These Declining Species

Fourteen species of tree kangaroos inhabit the forests of Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and Australia. They weigh up to 32 pounds and measure about 30 inches, not including their 16-to-34-inch tails.

Like in many places around the world, deforestation impacts wildlife habitat. It’s the same where tree kangaroos live. Many tree kangaroo species already exist in low numbers and most populations are decreasing. WWF works worldwide to prevent deforestation and illegal logging.

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  1. John Said

    November 21, 2014

    very interesting Jen 🙂
    I had never heard the sound they make

  2. hemasree hema

    November 21, 2014

    Hi Jendhamuni Sos!!
    how are you??
    I'm fine

  3. Annette Marie Harlow

    November 21, 2014

    Beautiful Unique Animals…
    I hope they can stop the loss of this species….With a Conservation Method of some sort.
    Thanks for bringing this to Our attention!

  4. Annette Marie Harlow

    November 21, 2014

    +Jendhamuni Sos
    Hi Sweetheart…
    Cold here too 20'degrees tonight.
    I'm ready for the beach! Lol
    U have a great Week end too
    Good night from Virginia

  5. Ajay Agnihotri

    November 22, 2014

    Cute..and thanks for information Jendhamuni..good night.

  6. H,. Highlander

    November 22, 2014

    Dear Jenny, Facts about these things are we mankind is/has taken away their home and made
    our homes or for our use and what can be done I am not sure WHAT to write being a mankind
    Myself. In time to come what is
    To happen, I am not Sure what
    To write????

    Thank you lady Jenny.

  7. Charles van Dijk

    November 22, 2014

    +H,. Highlander for your information there are more animals than humans in Australia. But some species are becoming extinct. The introduction of European stock is the problem in lots of cases. The tree kangaroo would be protected here. Don't know about PNG or Indonesia. In West Australia where I live the Western Grey has increased in numbers since European settlement. Growing corn is the cause of this. For the vegetarians, farmers protect their crops by hiring shooters to cull a permitted numbers of kangaroos. Please don't think by having a vegetarian diet you save animals. You don't. Kind regards my friend.

  8. Zafar Jafri

    November 22, 2014

    Dear how r u com on watsap (+9203002109515

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