Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo Dendrolagus goodfellowi

Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo is native to mountain forests of Papua New Guinea. They have reddish and yellowish fur with a pale underside and strong claws.
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Tree Kangaroos have adapted to life in trees. The long tail is for arboreal balance. They are vegetarian.
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
The tail is banded and patterned and the back has two pale stripes. The underside is pale. They jump and climb well.
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Males and females look similar in size and fur colour. Females have a belly pouch. "Of course we climb well - we use ladders."
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Like most other Tree Kangaroos, they are critically in danger of extinction, mainly through hunting and habitat destruction.