A common myth about the kangaroo's English name is that "kangaroo" was a Guugu Yimithirr phrase for "I don't understand you."According to this legend, Lieutenant Cook and naturalist Sir Joseph Banks were exploring the area when they happened upon the animal. They asked a nearby local what the creatures were called. The local responded "Kangaroo", meaning "I don't understand you", which Cook took to be the name of the creature.

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Instant Download - Digital Collage - Vintage Maps - 40 piece collection

A compilation of 100 Vintage Travel Posters that will make you want to travel around the world. Includes where to buy these vintage travel posters and more.

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Kangaroo Island

~~Australian Wildlife Reflection | Kangaroo silhouette by Heaven`s Gate (John)~~ Kangaroo silhouette

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A Koala "Hello! Please could you give me a lift, and your time: I need to get to the other side of the Island; to visit a close cousin of mine..." (On Kangaroo Island. #Australia #Aussie #travel )

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Kangaroo with a Joey (baby) in her pouch | Six Unique Animals of Australia | destination go

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