Tree-Kangaroos are macropods (Marsupials including kangaroos and wallabees) found in New Guinea, Queensland and nearby islands who have adapted to spending most of their lives in trees with stronger forelimbs and longer tails than their earth bound relatives and are able to leap 30m from one tree to another and climb by sliding their forearms while being propelled upwards by their hind legs. They are slow and clumsy on the ground. They weigh up to 30lbs…
How We Got Up Close With Australia's Birds of Prey
The majestic wedge-tail eagle. More than 260 bird species call Kangaroo Island home, and it is here that you have the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with Australia’s most impressive birds of prey. Click through to post for more photos.
Wallaby Joey ........Native of Australia. Can go over 30feet in one hop. When standing they can use their tail as a third leg. They are very shy and are often nocturnal animals. Adult males are called buck, boomer or jack. Adult females are called doe, flyer, roo or jill. Babies are called joeys. A group of roos is called a mob. Natives of AUSTRALIA
Raise the alarm!! This is the adorable Bridled Nail-tail Wallaby (Onychogalea fraenata) and there are only around 500 individuals left in the entire world. The small wallaby is named for its three distinguishing characteristics; a white “bridle” line that runs down from the back of the neck around the shoulders, and the horny spur on the end of its tail.