Lucky Kangaroos

Kangaroo Facts

Eastern grey kangaroo at murramarang national park

Scientific name Macropus
Family Macropodidae
Type Marsupial
Classification Mammal
Weight up to 90 kg (200 lbs)
Speed up to 64 km/h (40 mph) 
Age up to 20 years
Size about 0.5 to 2 m (20 to 78 in)
Diet Herbivore: grass, leaves, bushes
Habitat most areas in Australia
Geography Australia

This page is where I collect all the things I learn about kangaroos as I go. Most likely, I will link to important articles I wrote. So this is a page where you can jump to the most important articles to learn more about kangaroos.

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