# How Far Can a Kangaroo Jump?

Kangaroos are marsupials because the mother carries the baby known as a joey, in a pouch. On average a kangaroo can jump a length of 25 to 30 feet. They can also jump about 9 feet high.
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 Moving at its fastest speed, generally the farthest a Red kangaroo (the largest of the kangaroo species) can jump is 12 metres (40 feet) with the average being 7-9 metres (25-30 feet http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_far_can_a_kangaroo_j...
 Kangaroos bounding gate allows them to cover 25 feet in a single leap and to jump 6 feet http://www.chacha.com/question/how-far-can-kangaro...
 Speed is distance over time, so distance is speed times time. 2 minutes is 2/60 of an hour which is 1/30 hour, so the distance is: 15 mi/h * (1/30 hours) = 15/30 = 1/2 mile. http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=201001...
 The maximum jumping distance of the Red Kangaroo ( in full flight) has been measured at 13.5 meters. http://www.webanswers.com/pets/how-far-can-a-kanga...