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Kangaroo

The Grey Kangaroo weighs 145 lbs. It also has a length of 10 ft. The tail alone is 4 ft. long. The
Kangaroo has a small head, and very large ears. They also have large lips and small mouths with a deer
like head.The Kangaroo is a furry mammal. It also has a pointed snout.The Kangaroo has long hind
legs and small front legs. Males are larger than females. The smallest Kangaroo is the Musky Rat
Kangaroo.
The Kangaroo lives in open spaces of Australia , New Guinea and other nearby islands. They travel in
groups called Mobs. They also inhabit the dry grasslands. Kangaroos like open spaces.The newborn
Kangaroo lives in its mothers pouch for 6 months. Baby stays with its mother for one and half years after it
is born. Large Kangaroos live for about 15 years. A baby Kangaroo is born one month after mating. The
newborn baby measures one inch long.

Kangaroos are herbavors. They eat grass, leaves and shrubs. They also get water form lakes and
streams. Some Kangaroos can go for weeks even months without water. They are nighttime feeders.
Kangaroos can jump 12 miles per hour. There are 20 species of Kangaroos. It hops on its hind legs.
They belong to the group of Marsupals. They are hunted because the ruin crops and are hunted for their
skin. It makes fine leather.
It was a interesting animal to study because it was so gentle, but so strong. We should not harm them
because we do not want them to go extinct. I liked where they lived because of the wide open spaces. I
hoped you enjoyed learning about the Kangaroo.


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