Wentz – Tammar/Bennett’s Wallaby

Wentz – Tammar/Bennett’s Wallaby

Wentz is a cross of two species of wallaby, the Tammar (Macropus eugenii) and the Bennett’s (Macropus rufogriseus). Wentz was brought to us because she has a kink in her lower intestine, caused by falling out of her mother’s pouch. Instead of surgery, a strategic approach to her diet has facilitated the widening of the intestine. We continue to monitor her digestive health on a daily basis. Wentz was named after the Wentz family in Oroville who helped finance her arrival and the building of her enclosure. Wentz has been a resident of Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary since August 2002, and lives...

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