Australian Government: Kangaroos - Australia's Best-known Animals


Subject:
Mammals , Kangaroos , Marsupials (Opossums, etc.)

Description:
Description of this mammal that hops on strong back legs. The kangaroo is "found naturally in the wild only in Australia and New Guinea, although feral populations of some species have been introduced in New Zealand, Great Britain and Hawaii." Features a list of species, details about conservation efforts and about kangaroo and wallaby harvesting, population estimates and trends, and statistics about numbers killed commercially. From the Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government.

Publisher:
Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/trade-use/wild-harvest/kangaroo/


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