Kangaroos

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Kangaroos

  1. 1. Kangaroos By Emma Dwyer & Samantha Miller! :D
  2. 2. A-Australia! <ul><li>Most kangaroos are located in eastern Australia, but some are located in different areas . </li></ul>
  3. 3. B-Boomer! <ul><li>The male kangaroos’ are called boomers. But female kangaroos are called flyers. </li></ul>
  4. 4. C-Climb! <ul><li>Tree kangaroos are known for their excellent climbing skills. </li></ul><ul><li>They have hands good for grasping onto branches & their hind legs are good for jumping from limb to limb. </li></ul>
  5. 5. D-Drumming! <ul><li>Kangaroos do “foot-drumming” to communicate with others. They tap their huge feet on the ground to make a drumming sound. </li></ul>
  6. 6. E-Elbow! <ul><li>Kangaroos rest by leaning on their elbows, much like humans!!! </li></ul>
  7. 7. F-Feet! <ul><li>Kangaroos are part of the macropodidea family, which means big feet. </li></ul><ul><li>Their feet can grow up to 18 inches long. </li></ul>
  8. 8. G-Grasping! <ul><li>They have hand like paws good for grasping many things. </li></ul>
  9. 9. H-Herbivore! <ul><li>Kangaroos are herbivores. They eat grass, shrubs, & sometimes berries. </li></ul>
  10. 10. I-Inches! <ul><li>Kangaroos can have tails up to 42 inches long . </li></ul>
  11. 11. J-Joey! <ul><li>A baby kangaroo is called a joey, until it is able to live on it own. </li></ul>
  12. 12. K-Kangaroo Rat! <ul><li>Kangaroo Rats are the smallest kind of kangaroo & do not drink water. </li></ul><ul><li>They get water from plants they eat. </li></ul>
  13. 13. L-Leaps! <ul><li>Kangaroos are famous for prodigious,or huge, leaps. </li></ul><ul><li>Kangaroo leaps are sometimes up to 30 feet. </li></ul>
  14. 14. M-Mobs! <ul><li>Kangaroos live in social groups called mobs, and often travel in mobs. </li></ul>
  15. 15. N-New Guinea! <ul><li>Not all kangaroos are located in Australia, some are located in New Guinea and Tasmania. </li></ul>
  16. 16. P-Pouch! <ul><li>The joey spends about 6-8 months in the moms pouch. </li></ul><ul><li>They poke their head out occasionally in curiosity. Also, they may jump out the pouch but always go back in. </li></ul>
  17. 17. R-Red Kangaroo! <ul><li>The Red Kangaroo is the largest type of kangaroo! They can stand up to 6ft. </li></ul>
  18. 18. T-Toes! <ul><li>Kangaroos have huge hind legs and only have four toes but their hands have five fingers. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Q-Quick! <ul><li>On the ground, Kangaroos can be as quick as 35 mph. </li></ul>
  20. 20. U-Unusual! <ul><li>An unusual fact about kangaroos is that they swivel their ears for sense of direction. </li></ul>
  21. 21. W-Weight! <ul><li>A Kangaroos weight can range from 40-200 pounds! </li></ul>
  22. 22. Y-You! <ul><li>You and the kangaroo do not get a long very well. The humans hunt kangaroos for their hide and kangaroos react viciously. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Z-Zoo! <ul><li>Zoos that have kangaroos are Cleveland Metro Park and Wallaroo Station. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Bibliography !!!!!! <ul><li>Augee, Michael L. &quot;Kangaroo.&quot; World Book Student . World Book, 8 Mar. 2010. Web.      8 Mar. 2010. <http://worldbookonline.com/student/      article?id=ar294720&st=kangaroos>. </li></ul>

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