Tasmanian Forester Kangaroo

An Endangered Animal of Australia

Description

  • Male can be up to 2 meters tall, woman up to 1.5 meters tall
  • Light brown or gray fur
  • Life span around 10 years
  • Large feet for jumping, and many kangaroos are blind
  • Largest marsupials in Tasmania

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Adaptation

  • Jaw is very strong because of what food it eats
  • Teeth grow back fast and many times
  • Powerful legs
  • Many are blind, but able to get around

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Habitat

  • Dry grass land
  • Stays out in the open

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Food Chain

  • Kangaroos don't hunt, are herbavoirs
  • Hunted bye lion, megalania, wonambi, and foxes
  • Large feet, able to jump long distance
  • Not very powerful

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Endangerment

  • Most of Tasmania is gone for kangaroos to live
  • Hunting is a popular thing done by humans and animals
  • 4,000 killed every year

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Conservation

  • Parts of Tasmania have been reserved for the animal
  • Hunting the forester kangaroo is now illegal

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Tasmanian Kangaroos

Works Cited for Photos

“Endangered Species: The Kangaroo!.” Endangered Species: kangaroo. 2010. http://ohbuntos.angelfire.com/pd_4_endangered/habitat.html 12 April, 2013


“Forester Kangaroos… unique to Tasmania.” Kangaroo-protection-coalition. http://www.kangaroo-protection-coalition.com/foresterkangaroos.html 12 April 2013


“Tasmanian Forester Kangaroo.” Flickr. 2013. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sloanbj/7083491089/ 12 April 2013