Doria's tree-kangaroo in a tree

Doria's Tree-Kangaroo

Doria's tree kangaroos are the heaviest tree-dwelling marsupials in the world. They can perform some impressive leaps of around 10 metres between trees and 18 metres to the ground. Although Doria's tree kangaroos spend most of the day up in the trees, once on the ground they can leap and jump just like their Australian relatives.

Scientific name: Dendrolagus dorianus

Rank: Species

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Distribution

Map showing the distribution of the Doria's Tree-Kangaroo taxa

Species range provided by WWF's Wildfinder.

Habitats

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Additional data source: Animal Diversity Web

Conservation Status

Vulnerable

  1. EX - Extinct
  2. EW
  3. CR - Threatened
  4. EN - Threatened
  5. VU - Threatened
  6. NT
  7. LC - Least concern

Population trend: Decreasing

Year assessed: 2008

Classified by: IUCN 3.1

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