Conservation Status: Low Risk / Least Concern
Red-brown above and lighter underneath
43.5-78 in from nose to tail
Up to 110 pounds
Up to 22 years
Arid grasslands to coastal rainforests
Throughout the year
34 days; Pouch life: 237-269 days
1 – 1 ½ years
Crepuscular. Solitary. When the weather is hot, they pant to induce evaporative cooling.
1. Occupy caves on a first-come, first served basis. Stay in these caves during the heat of the day.
2. May survive without water, but there must be plenty of moisture-bearing food.