red kangaroo (Macropus rufus)
THE WOOLLY KANGAROO
MACROPUS LANIGERUS ( = Macropus rufus)
Author Bull; Cuvier, Georges; Gray, George Robert; Gray, John Edward; Griffith, Edward; Pidgeon, Edward.; Smith, Charles Hamilton; Westwood, J. O.
Full title The animal kingdom : arranged in conformity with its organization /
The red kangaroo (Macropus rufus) is the largest of all kangaroos, the largest terrestrial mammal native to Australia, and the largest extant marsupial. It is found across mainland Australia, avoiding only the more fertile areas in the south, the east coast, and the northern rainforests.