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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUfOPFrttGg&feature=youtu.be You’ve got to be lucky to see the shy black-flanked rock-wallaby, a small and extremely agile marsupial that darts among rocky outcrops and caves in central and western Australia. It emerges only at dusk to feed on grass, leaves, bark and fruits. But it’s a spectacle to behold on warm wintry days, when this gorgeous animal is sometimes glimpsed soaking up the sun's rays. It's this preference for rocky refuges that has been the key to the wallaby's survival. Much of its surrounding landscape has been cleared for farming, and the rocks have afforded some protection from the foxes and...

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