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Kangaroo Island Travel Guide
Kangaroo Island Wildlife - Marsupials
NOT FOUND ON Kangaroo Island
Two species of Grey Kangaroo
- Western Grey Macropus fuliginosus (Black faced, Mallee or Sooty Kangaroo)
- Eastern Grey; Macropus giganteus
Distinguishable by colour (grey fur)
Occur in mobs up to 50 - mainly female and young
Active dawn and dusk resting during the day
Preferred habitat is scrub or woodland
Feeds in grassy plains
Often seen in Deep Creek conservation Park and around Myponga. Keep a look out if you are going down to Blow Hole creek. Another good area for spotting these kangaroos is on the grassy areas on the way to Tapanapa lookout in Deep Creek National Park.