Habitat: Open plains
Weight: 40-200 lbs
Max Lifespan: 22 years
Gestation Period: 30-40 days
Number of Young: 1
Conservation Status: Least Concern
- Largest living marsupial
- Kangaroo's long tail is used to balance the body
- Can hop as fast as 40 mph
- Can "cruise" for hours at 12 mph
- Can jump as high as 9 feet
- Females that are quicker than males are called does, flyers, roo or jill
- Males are called bucks, boomers or jacks
- Young kangaroos are called "joeys"
- Kangaroos gather in groups called "mobs"
- Red kanagroo's range of vision is about 300 degrees wide