Gallery description : kangaroo

Kangaroos are mammals that lead a sociable lifestyle. macropus giganteus is the scientific name for a kangaroo. Such a name is based on the genus of the mammal - macropus. Interesting fact is that this mammals can run 55km/h (35mph). Kangaroos life span is 4-10 years. The usual weight of macropus giganteus is 18-95kg (40-200lbs). These mammals usually grow up to 0.6-1.5m (1.9-4.9ft).

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Facts about kangaroos
NameKangaroo
PhylumChordata
Size0.6-1.5m (1.9-4.9ft)
GenusMacropus
ClassMammalia
Scientific NameMacropus giganteus
TypeMammal
Top Speed55km/h (35mph)
ColourTan, brown, grey
FamilyMacropodidae
Main PreyGrass, seeds, flowers
Skin TypeFur
DietOmnivore
HabitatDry forests, desert and grassland
Weight18-95kg (40-200lbs)
PredatorsHuman, dingo
Life Span4-10 years
Average Litter Size2
Conservation StatusThreatened
LifestyleSociable
KingdomAnimalia
OrderDiprotodontia
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Description Kangaroo. Kangaroo - Wild Life Planet
Width 1443 pixels
Heigh 905 pixels
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