5 S Kangaroo

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5 S Kangaroo

  1. 1. About the Kangaroos  Ruben
  2. 2. About the Author  I like to play football, soccer, baseball, and hockey. I even like to play video games, and watch t.v. My family is my mom, my dad, my two brothers, and my little sister. My favorite subject in school is math. I have lots of friends, their names are Kenyon B., Devon E., Shane B., Brandon H., Aiden L., Sam G., Grant P., Derek M., Paul N., Mitchel S., Carter P., Tyler, and Shane who moved away. I chose this animal because it is one of my favorite animal, and because it’s cool.
  3. 3. Who am I???????????? Did you know that the kangaroo belongs to a large family of many as sixty species ? Kangaroos carry their young in a pouch. A kangaroo’s status is vulnerable, exept the Tasmanian forester kangaroo, which is an endangered specie under the list of Endangered Species Act. Kangaroos live or travel in groups or “mobs”, dominating by the biggest male.
  4. 4. The Early Years  The female usually gives birth to one at a time. Newborns usually weigh as little as 0.03 ounces on birth. Once after birth, the joeys [baby kangaroos] hops into the mother’s pouch which it will nurse and continue to grow and develop. Red kangaroo joeys don’t leave the pouch until they’re 8 months old. But the Gray kangaroo joeys don’t leave until they’re almost 1 year old
  5. 5. Habitat sweet habitat  Kangaroos live in forests, woodland areas, grassy plains, and savannas.
  6. 6. What’s on the Menu?  The kangaroo is a grazing herbivores, that means that their diet consits mainly of the grasses. Kangaroos can survive long periods without water. Mostly all the kangaroos also feed on moisturefilled succelent plants.
  7. 7. Making Tracks  Kangaroos use their tails for balancing. Kangaroos have z shaped legs. The kangaroos can speed up to 30 mph and can leap 30 feet.
  8. 8. Simply Irresistible!  Do you know how to identify a kangaroo? It’s by their noses. A Walloroo has a large black bare patch around his. A A red kangaroo has a boomerang-shaped black bare patch on his nose. The gray kangaroo’s nose is covered with hairs, except for the nostrils.
  9. 9. Where in the World?  The kangaroos live in Australia and some parts of Pupa, New Guinea.
  10. 10. Did You Know? Did you know that kangaroos are such prolific breeders?
  11. 11. Fun Fact Kangaroos are the only large animal to use hopping. Kangaroos carry their young in a pouch. Male kangaroo often playfully box each other. A male kangaroo is commonly called an old man.
  12. 12. Book List  http:www.kids planet. Org/ facts sheets/kangaroo. Html http:// www. Panda. Org/ news _ facts/ education /middle_ school/ species/he……  kangaroo  Kangaroo habitat  Kangaroo fact  Kangaroo tracks  Australia

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