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Lowlands tree kangaroo

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Diprotodontia
Genus  Dendrolagus
Higher classification  Tree-kangaroo
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Macropodidae
Scientific name  Dendrolagus spadix
Rank  Species
Lowlands tree-kangaroo papuaweborggbrefflannery1996schouten113jpg
Similar  Seri's tree‑kangaroo, Black dorcopsis, Macleay's dorcopsis, Small dorcopsis, Gray dorcopsis

The Lowland tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus spadix) is a species of tree-kangaroo in the family Macropodidae.

The marsupial is endemic to the Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests ecoregion in southwestern Papua New Guinea, on New Guinea island.

Conservation

Dendrolagus spadix is an IUCN Red List Vulnerable species, threatened by habitat loss.

References

Lowlands tree-kangaroo Wikipedia


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