Originates from Australia, it is a small herbivore that carries its young in a pouch much like the kangaroo. They live in the Australian outback. The largest can be 6ft from head to tail. Their life span is about 7 yr. in the wild in captivity(the zoo) the can live for 14-20 yr. wallabies are very calm creatures although the males don't interact well during mating seasons. Other wise they are simple animals.