Western Grey Kangaroo (Australia)Joel Durbridge The western grey kangaroo is a large and very common kangaroo or macropod, found across almost the entire southern part of Australia, from just south of Shark Bay to coastal South Australia, Western ... Wikipedia
A fairly solitary animal, the KANGAROO is the largest of the marsupials native to Australia. There are three main species of kangaroo in existence today: the red kangaroo, the Eastern grey kangaroo, and the western grey kangaroo. The national animal and emblem of Australia, they are well-known for their ability to jump phenomenal distances and for the deep pouch in which to carry their young, called a joey.
Kangaroo Joey / A female Eastern Grey kangaroo gives birth to a tiny joey that weighs about 2gm and is the size of a jellybean. It is pink, hairless and its eyes are closed. Before the birth, the mother kangaroo licks her fur to make a track so that the joey can climb up into her pouch. It's a long way for the newborn to climb using its small front legs.
"Skippy the Bush Kangaroo is an Australian television series for children created by John McCallum, produced from 1966–1968, telling the adventures of a young boy and his intelligent pet kangaroo, in the (fictional) Waratah National Park in Duffys Forest, near Sydney, New South Wales. Ninety-one 30-minute episodes were made over the three seasons of production. At the time of first screening, Australian television was still in black and white, however, the show was filmed in colour on 16 mm…