The kangaroo is a marsupial from the family Macropodidae (macropods, meaning "large foot"). In common use the term is used to describe the largest species from this family, especially those of the genus Macropus: the red kangaroo, antilopine kangaroo, eastern grey kangaroo, and western grey kangaroo. Kangaroos are endemic to Australia. The Australian government estimates that 34.3 million kangaroos lived within the commercial harvest areas of Australia in 2011, up from 25.1 million one year earlier.
Add an image or video to this topic
No signin required
More of the best postsLoading . . .
Contributed by Anonymous
The red kangaroo is the largest marsupial in the world. I can't say enough about how cool these animals really are. Kangaroos usually live to about the age of six and are all native to Australia except the tree kangaroo (which you should also look up). They are social animals, like many college students, they like to be around their fellow "friends" which can be as many as 100 other kangaroos. I'm studying abroad in Gold Coast Australia next spring and have been going straight NERD for this stuff. Thanks for looking!
Contributed by Monica Ashley Johnson
What is Sussle?
Sussle is the first, open visual encyclopedia. Anyone can use it.
What's a visual encylopedia?
It has beautiful images and viral videos that are way more fun than reading all the text in traditional encyclopedias.
5 reasons you should add your own images and videos:
- If you found Sussle interesting, then give back by adding something interesting for others.
- Help others learn in a fun way.
- Make someone else interested in this topic laugh or say wow!
- Become internet-famous as people like and share your post.
- It's super easy, so it won't take more than a minute.
Ready to start?
Just click on the red module above.