Fun fact #2....

Updated: Oct 5, 2020

Today it's about Tree Kangaroos, An animal barely known about. These marsupials are members of the Macropodidae family which means despite them looking more like kinkajous than kangaroos, they are related to the roos. There are around 14 different known species, all of them looking equally cute! They get their name from living in the trees, as they are the only marsupial in the macropodidae family to do so.

And now a general classification :)

Name: Tree Kangaroo

Native Name: Boongiri and Ghost of the Forest

Location: Tropical Australia and Papua New Guinea

Family: Macropodidae

Food Status: Herbivore

Weight: 22 pounds

Fun Fact: Did you say something? Tree Kangaroos are mostly silent animals!

They communicate with visual displays.

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