Sunday, July 17, 2011

Kangaroo Indonesia

Kangaroo Indonesia
Kangaroos are found not only in Autralia only. It turned out that in Indonesia, precisely in Papua, also has a kangaroo, which has a characteristic spisies in the stomach pouch (marsupials). Papua kangaroo has a smaller size compared with the Australian Kangaroos. Unfortunately Kangaroos Kangaroos consisting of land and began a rare tree kangaroo that include animals (wildlife) Indonesia protected from extinction.

Kangaroos in Papua consists of two genera namely dendrolagus (Tree Kangaroo) and thylogale (Kangaroo Land). Tree kangaroos much of his life on the tree. Yet these animals are also often fell to the ground, for example when looking for drinking water. Tree kangaroo muzzle more pointed shape when compared with the muzzle kangaroo land. His tail is rather long and rounded, bushy from the base to its tail. While on land kangaroo front legs shorter than the hind legs, paws are even smaller. The snout is rather blunt and not hairy. Its tail is more tapered to the tip, not very dense fur.

Kangaroo Land (lau-lau or paunaro):

Thylogale brunii (Dusky Pademelon) is the smallest kangaroo species that exist in the world. Weighing between 3-6 pounds, but there are also 10 pounds. Body length about 90 inches with a width of about 50 centimeters. Protected endangered species is endemic in Papua, and found only in Papua in the lowland forests of southern Papua, and Papua New Guinea. In Indonesia there brunii Thylogale among others in the Park Wasur (District

Merauke) and Gunung Lorentz National Park (Mimika).

Thylogale stigmata (red-legged pademelon) is a species that lived on the south coast of Papua. Thylogale stigmata have brighter skin color is yellow-brown.

Thylogale brownii (Brown's pademelon). Besides in Papua, these animals are also found in Papua New Guinea.

Tree kangaroos (lau-lau):

Dendrolagus pulcherrimus (Gold Coat Tree Kangaroo) is a kind of tree kangaroos are found only in mountain forests of the island of Irian. This species has a short smooth hairs brown. Neck, cheeks and legs yellowish. The down side is paler colored abdomen with his back two golden lines. Long tail and not prehensil with circles of light.

Appearance Kangaroo-tree-gold coat similar to the Kangaroos Ornamental trees. The difference is the tree kangaroo-Mantel-gold has a face the color lighter or red-young, golden shoulders, white ears and smaller than the Kangaroos-Ornamental trees. Some experts put the Kangaroos Mantel-tree-gold as a subspecies of kangaroo-Ornamental trees.

Tree kangaroo-Mantel-gold is one kind of tree-kangaroos are among the most endangered of all tree kangaroos. The species is already extinct in most parts of the original habitat

Dendrolagus goodfellowi (called kangaroo Tree kangaroo Goodfellow or ornamental tree or Goodfellow's Tree-kangaroo) is a tree kangaroo species most often encountered. Skin-colored body

chocolate brown and a lot in the rainforest on the island of Papua

Dendrolagus mbaiso (referred to as the Tree Kangaroo Mbaiso or Dingiso) kangaroo is found in high montane forest and subalpine scrub at Peak Sudirman. Tree kangaroo has black fur with a combination of white on the chest.

Dengrolagus dorianus or referred to as the Tree Kangaroo Doria's Ndomea or Tree-kangaroo.

Dendrolagus ursinus (called Vogelkop Tree-kangaroo or Nemena Tree Kangaroo) is the earliest tree kangaroo terklasifikasikan. Have long ears and long tail and black.

Dendrolagus inustus also called Wakera Tree Kangaroo Grizzled Tree-kangaroo or.

Dendrolagus stellarum also known as the Series's Tree-kangaroo. This tree kangaroo found in Tembagapura.

Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: mammals; Infrakelas: marsupials; Order: Diprotodontia; Family: Macropodidae Genus: Dendrolagus and Thylogale

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