The quokka /(Setonix brachyurus), the only member of the genus Setonix, known locally as the Kangaroo Rat, is a small macropod about the size of a domestic cat. It can be found on some smaller islands off the coast of Western Australia.
The Quokka is a native Australian animal found only on Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Get up close and personal. Just the cutest little critter. Small kangaroo like that also carries her joey in a pouch.