Domain Eukarya: These animals can be single or multicellular, and they have a nucleus. Also they have a membrane.
Kingdom Animalia: All of these members are multicellular,heterotrophs,and they all lack a cell wall.
Phylum Chordata: They are bony, have bilateral symmetry, and have a complete digestive system.
Subphylum Vertebrata: These animals all are muscular. They also have a backbone and a ventral heart.
Class Mammalia: All of these species are capable of the production of milk. Also they have 3 middle ear bones and they all have hair.
Order Diprotodontia: Most are herbivores and have an upper jaw with three incisors. Also, they have upper canines.
Family Macropodidae: They have long narrow hind feet and powerful hind limbs. Also they have a fourth toe of the hind foot which helps them because it is long and the strongest.
Genus Macropus: This only includes the kangaroo.
Species: Macropus rufus
Length:Males range in total body length from 1,300 to 1,600 mm and females from 850 to 1,050 mm. Tail length is from 1,000 to 1,200 mm for males and 650 to 850 mm for females.
Weight:55 to 90 kg
Color: The red kangaroo's fur is usually reddish brown in males and bluish gray in females.
Natural Range: Kangaroos are found in Australia and Tasmania, as well as on surrounding islands.
Diet: The kangaroo has two different diets, a wild diet and a zoo diet. The wild diet is grasses, plants, and shrubs.The zoo diet is grains, lettuce, apples, carrots, sweet potatoes, bananas, and peanuts.
Habitat: Australia has rainfall averages less than 500 millimeters. Kangaroos usually are found in open plains habitats without many trees or bushes, but are not often found in regions without shade and shelter from scattered trees.
Predators: The kangaroo's preys are wild dogs, tigers, raptors, humans, and sheep.
This picture show were the red kangaroos live. Also it is showing on the whole globe where they most likely are.
Kangaroos in their habitat
This is showing that kangaroos might fight each other, but they also are very friendly. This photo shows their habitat of grassy plains with some trees for shade.
Kangaroos also do need to relax and just sit down for awhile!
Kangaroos in their habitat
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