Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo By Keeley Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. Hop to It! Buergers' tree kangaroo - 6-8 years; Matschie's tree kangaroo - 5-8 years; In captivity Buergers'/Goodfellow's tree kangaroo - up to 20-25 years (ZIMS 2018) Matschie's tree kangaroo - about 14-15 years; exceptional individuals may live longer (ZIMS 2018) They are capable of jumping up to 29 ft. from tree to tree, and can leap to the ground from 60 ft. up! – Despite the fact they are almost entirely tree dwelling, these marsupials can still jump. Established in 1964, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species. Hi! The exception to this is tree kangaroos, who use their ability to move their legs freely to scale trees with ease. If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website. Among the many tree kangaroo species that are threatened, the species that are critically endangered are, Wondiwoi tree-kangaroo and Golden-mantled tree-kangaroo. The tree-kangaroo jumps very well – it can jump from branch to branch at a height of 9 m (30 ft) without any injury. Height. Matschie's tree kangaroos live only on the Huon Peninsula of northeastern Papua New Guinea. Buna is a sweet girl who is incredibly food-focused. 5. Goodfellow’s tree kangaroos weigh up to 16.5 pounds (7.5 kg). Adelaide Zoo is home to a stunning female Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo named Buna. Born at Krefeld Zoo in Germany in September 2006, Buna arrived at Adelaide Zoo in 2015. The grizzled tree-kangaroo grows to a length of 75–90 cm (30 to 35 in), with males being considerably larger than females, and its weight is 8–15 kg (18-33 lb). Apart from the Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo, The lowland tree-kangaroo, and Bennett’s tree-kangaroo, all the other species have been listed as either endangered or vulnerable by the IUCN. 37-70 inches (94-179 cm) Weight She absolutely loves banana, which she eats skin and all. Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo. Their length is up to 77 cm (30 inches). TKCP focuses on the conservation of the Matschie’s tree kangaroo. It has been located at elevations between sea-level to approximately 2,800 m. These animals live in mountainous rainforests in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Like other tree kangaroos, a Goodfellow’s tree kangaroo differs noticeably from the better-known ground kangaroo because it has developed specialised adaptations to its arboreal lifestyle. I’m a Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo. It is endangered because of destroying its habitat, where agricultural and mining areas are created. Weight: Approx. Two species are found in northeastern Australia, and the rest of the species and subspecies are found on the island of New Guinea. These include shorter hind limbs, strong, stocky arms, and a long tail for balance while leaping among the branches. Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo (D.g.goodfellowi) is found in secondary and primary lowland and mid-montane forest in the mountains of south-eastern Papua New Guinea. They are herbivorous and mainly eat grass, flowers, fruit, and leaves. Goodfellow’s tree-kangaroo / ornate tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus goodfellowi) Goodfellow’s tree-kangaroo – curiosities. Silvery Lutung 6. 7 kg; Meet out terrific tree kangaroos! "Goodfellow's tree-kangaroo also called the ornate tree-kangaroo, belongs to the family Macropodidae, which includes kangaroos, wallabies and their relatives, and the genus Dendrolagus, with eleven other species" (wikepedia) Tree-kangaroos have several adaptations to an arboreal life-style. 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