Red Kangaroos [Macropus Rufus


Interesting Facts

The Red Kangaroo is the largest of all kangaroos.

Male kangarros are called bucks, just like deer.
Kangaroos are unable to hop on one foot, and cannot walk backwards.

Similar to camels, kangaroos have adapted to their arid climate and do not need much water.

When bucks "box" for females of choice, they use their extremely sharp toenails as weapons.

Most people know that Kangaroos are native to Australia and are marsupials. But did you know that kangaroos...

a) are vertebrates

b) are in the phylum Chordata

c) live in a grassland biome

d) eat plants like grass and shrubs

e) move by jumping on hind legs

f) sexually reproduce