The red kangaroo can jump the highest and can jump as high as 10 feet while bounding as far as 25 feet in a single leap. The red kangaroo is known scientifically as Megaleia rufa.Know More
The red kangaroo's legs cannot move separately from one another so the kangaroo has to hop everywhere he goes. The red kangaroo is fast as well and can hop as fast as 35 miles per hour.
The red kangaroo is also the world's largest marsupial even though when born, the baby red kangaroos are smaller than the size of a cherry. The infants stay inside of their mother's pouch for 2 months after birth and will continue to climb back in to the pouch up to the age of 8 months whenever they are fearful of danger. Baby kangaroos are called "joeys."
The red kangaroo is a herbivore and can live up to 23 years in the wild. Most weigh approximately 200Â pounds and when seen in a group, the group of kangaroos is referred to as a mob. The female red kangaroos are smaller, lighter and faster than the male red kangaroos. Sometimes the females also have a blue-hued coat instead of the more copper-red tone of the males.Learn More
The fastest land animal is the cheetah, which is capable of running as fast as 70 to 75 miles per hour. It only takes cheetahs three seconds to reach 60 miles per hour, which is quicker than the acceleration of most automobiles.Full Answer >
The biggest animal in the world is the blue whale. It is one of the largest animals that has ever lived. A blue whale can grow as long as 109 feet and weigh more than 418,000 pounds. Females are a bit larger than males.Full Answer >
In current English usage, post-1540s, a minx is not any sort of animal at all. It is an insulting word for a woman who is considered too flirtatious and rude. There is an obsolete English word, mynx, that dates from the 16th century that refers to a playful pet dog.Full Answer >
A kangaroo rat can live its entire life, 2 to 5 years, without drinking water. Camels can only survive for a few months without water.Full Answer >