Although their bodies are designed to hop along the ground like other kangaroos, tree kangaroos
have adapted to life in the rainforest.
climb with agility and speed, and can easily make 10-metre downward leaps from tree to tree.
All 6 species of tree kangaroo in New Guinea are at risk from habitat loss and hunting. As a WWF priority species
, we are concentrating our conservation efforts to ensure that they can thrive in the wild.