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.
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The quokka is a small marsupial about size of a domestic cat. Quokkas live on some smaller islands off the coast of Western Australia, in particular on Rottnest Island. The quokka has no fear of humans and it is common for it to approach them closely.