The Golden-Mantled Tree Kangroo

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The Golden-Mantled tree kangaroo is a marsupial that's brown, with a pale belly, and golden stripes down its back They are about 32 pounds and about 5.4"  

They are decreasing in number fast along with 13 other species.

The marsupials are located in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and far North Queensland.

These adorable creatures are dwindling in number because of hunting. Their pelts are very valuable so people send dogs after them in the forest in which they live in.

The WWF (worldwidelife.org) has been helping these animals for years.

"Conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on earth. Our vision is to build a future in which people live in harmony with nature."

WWF combating the illegal hunting with TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network.

They are located in D.C  and Switzerland.

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