Golden-mantled tree kangaroo (Dendrolagus pulcherrimus)
|Also known as:||weimang, weimang tree kangaroo|
- The golden-mantled tree-kangaroo was discovered in 1990 in the Torricelli Mountains region of Papua New Guinea.
- Classified as Critically Endangered, the golden-mantled tree-kangaroo is considered one of the most endangered of all tree-kangaroos.
- Golden-mantled tree kangaroos are hunted by local people, and are also threatened by habitat loss as forest is converted to cultivated land.
The golden-mantled tree kangaroo is classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (May, 2011)