Kangaroo

Kangaroo
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Family
  Kangaroo

 
Status
  Varies by species.
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  KoalaKim - cheetah
Date Updated
  Tue Sep 23 19:08:16 2014
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Kangaroo Facts & Trivia for kids

  • A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
  • Kangaroos lack sweat glands, but they have adapted to keep cool in the Australian heat.
  • Kangaroos lick their thighs, lower legs and forearms because when the air passes over the moisture it helps cool them down.
  • Kangaroos are Marsupials.
  • Young Kangaroos are called Joeys.
  • The faster a large Kangaroo moves the more energy efficient it becomes.
  • The Kangaroo is a national symbol of Australia.
  • Kangaroos can hop at speeds up to 44mph (70 km/h)
  • Kangaroos don't fart. Instead of expelling methane by farting their body can convert the methane into energy.
  • When a Kangaroo is born it is as small as a bumble bee.
  • A Kangaroo has four legs.

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