Wondiwoi tree-kangaroo

Wondiwoi tree-kangaroo

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Dendrolagus mayri

The Wondiwoi tree-kangaroo is a mammal species in the genus Dendrolagus. It was known until recently from a single specimen which was collected in 1928. The only known specimen is a male weighing 9.25 kilograms . D. mayri was located in the Wondiwoi Peninsula of West Papua at an elevation of 1,600 metres within montane forest. It is thought that the Wondiwoi tree-kangaroo could occupy an area of 300 square kilometres . Global Wildlife Conservation, the wildlife conservation charity, lists the Wondiwoi tree-kangaroo as one of their "25 most wanted lost species".

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1. Wondiwoi tree-kangaroo Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wondiwoi_tree-kangaroo
2. Wondiwoi tree-kangaroo on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/136668/21956785

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