Kangaroos and Wallabyes

Science Class Per 1

Habitat and Location

Grasslands and forests and plains of Australia and New Zealand and New Guinea

Diet and Habits

  • Grass, plants, worms and insects
  • speed up to 40 mph
  • leap up to 40 feet
  • Females carry young in pouch



Adaptations

  • strength of legs

Appearance

  1. Upright Stance
  2. Large, pointed ears
  3. short forearms
  4. large, powerful hind legs
  5. Females have pouch
  6. Males color reddish, femailes bluish gray
  7. 50 - 200 lbs
  8. tail thick and muscular, used for balance