What is a Quokka?

What is its Traits?

"The quokka weighs 2.5 to 5 kilograms (5.5 to 11.0 lb) and is 40 to 90 centimetres (16 to 35 in) long with a 25 to 30 centimetres (9.8 to 11.8 in) long tail, which is fairly short for a macropod. It has a stocky build, rounded ears, and a short, broad head. Although looking rather like a very small kangaroo, it can climb small trees and shrubs. Its coarse fur is a grizzled brown colour, fading to buff underneath. "

"The quokka has no fear of humans and it is common for it to approach them closely, particularly on Rottnest Island. It is, however, illegal for members of the public to handle the animals in any way on Rottnest Island. An infringement notice carrying a A$300 fine can be issued by the Rottnest Island Authority for such behaviour.[3] In addition, prosecution of the offense can result in a fine of up to $2,000.[4][5]"

The Quokka is a friendly animals that does not fear humans or their homes. The Quokka is a small marsupial that has cost to humans if you break well basically a law at Rottnest Island for like making them a pet or things like that. This animal is short, small, and has a kangaroo like body (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quokka).

What I think.......

What I think about this cute little animal is that the information above is telling us that the cute Quokka is more than a mammal. The laws basically are telling valid information that if you find this guy there are special consequences that you could get in serious trouble for doing.

I also think that he is very cute and I agree that this little guy has no fear because of pictures of them with humans in the background.


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Behavors about the Quokka.

"The Quokka is a very sociable and friendly animal that inhabits south-western Australia in small family groups, which are dominated by the males. Despite this though, the Quokka is not known to be territorial with up 150 individuals known to have over-lapping home ranges. Although they are known to share these habitats peacefully most of the time, fights between males are not unheard of, particularly on a hot day when they compete for the most sheltered spots. The Quokka is a nocturnal animal that spends most of the hot day, resting in the shade of the trees and will often return to the same spot every day. At night, the Quokka then begins to browse for food using tunnels through the long, grasses to move about unseen."

The Quokka is a nocturnal animal that only lives in Australian parts and islands, like Rottnest Island. The Quokka also enjoys the shade of plants like tree or bushes, especially on hot days. At night he goes out for food when he's hunger, then comes back later waits till mornings to lay in the shade (http://a-z-animals.com/animals/quokka/).

What I Think......

The Quokka sounds like a friendly animal even at the last part of my summary, he also some times just walks around being cute and getting pictures taken. This animal is not so bad in my option.


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