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Wallabies on the Isle of Man

WILD LIFE: Ballaugh Curraghs wallaby, photographed by Rob Evans

Although the famous Peak District wallabies were wiped out by harsh winters in the 1990s, there are still several wild populations of wallabies in the British Isles, the largest of which is probably today on the Isle of Man which is home to a breeding colony of around 100 red-necked wallabies. These Manx wallabies have steadily increased in numbers since a pair escaped from a Wildlife Park some years ago. Continue reading Wallabies on the Isle of Man