Kangaroo

The Kangaroo in Australia

The Kangaroo is a typically Australian Animal.

Kangaroo at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary www.koala.net
Photo: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary www.koala.net

The kangaroo is one of Australia’s most iconic animals, and I was surprised to learn that there are over 60 different species of the kangaroo and their close relatives.

Kangaroos belong to the Macropodoidea family. Macropod being derived from the Greek word meaning “large footed”.

More on Kangaroos at: www.dfat.gov.au/facts/kangaroos.html



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