Kangaroos

kangaroos

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 Red Kangaroo (Macropus rufus) – Australia. The male is red and the female is grayish, a good way to tell them apart. Because of the females bluish-gray color, some Australians call the females “blue flyers”.
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 When the Kangaroos hop, they move with speed and grace. They spring across the ground with huge leaps. The Kangaroo can travel about 35 miles per hour for short distances.
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 The baby Wallaby is called a Joey. The female have pouches, as the kangaroo does, where the young joey keeps on growing for another six months after they are born.

 

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