Kangaroo

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The kangaroo is one of Australia’s most iconic animals.

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Height: 4-6 feet

Weight: 110-200 lb.

Herbivorous

Newborn joeys: one inch long

Lifespan in the wild: 20-23 years.

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of all marsupials with 6 feet tall.

biggest

They’re the

The Red kangaroo is the

largest

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There are

4 four

species.

Red kangaroo Eastern grey kangaroo Western grey kangaroo Antilopine kangaroo

Many
kangaroo species are

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a long muscular tail
for balance.
It uses the tail to support itself, kind of as a third leg.

They have

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Kangaroos can jump 6 feet

high

s in gl e l ea p

and cover 25 feet in a

Both sexes can fighting or "boxing" but is largely done by males.

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Usually, only one young is born at a time.

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4 months
They are

At around

the joey emerges from the pouch.

blind and hairless
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Fox Feral cats Dingo

are their main predators

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