What a kangaroo eats depends on the type of kangaroo, but generally they eat grasses, fruits, bark and flowers. There are more than 47 species of kangaroos living today.
Terrestrial kangaroos, or those living on flat land, eat mostly green vegetation like grasses and leaves. The tree kangaroo eats vegetation, as well as small birds and birds eggs when it can find them.
There are three types of terrestrial kangaroos: wallaroos, wallabies and kangaroos. Wallabies are the smallest terrestrial kangaroo and the largest of the three is the kangaroo.
The tree kangaroo spends almost all its time in trees. They have longer tails than terrestrial kangaroos and this allows them to climb among tree branches quickly and easily.Learn More
Kangaroos make a variety of sounds, including hissing, grunting and coughing, and females may make a clicking sound when communicating with joeys. Kangaroos make noises when warning others about predators or if they sense danger. They also stomp their feet to warn other kangaroos that something is wrong.Full Answer >
Sugar gliders are native to Australia and New Guinea. They live in forested areas, and they are named for their ability to leap and glide from tree to tree. Their gliding ability is derived from a flap of skin that connects their front and back legs and acts like a parachute as they fly through the air.Full Answer >
The world's first and largest, as of 2014, koala sanctuary is the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. It was established in 1927 and is located in Brisbane, Australia.Full Answer >
Some facts about tree kangaroos are that these animals live only in the Australian and Guinea rain forests, are endangered and leap large distances. They jump to the ground from trees up to 60 feet high.Full Answer >