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Eastern Gray Kangaroo

About Eastern Gray Kangaroo

Kangaroos are the world’s largest marsupials. The Eastern Gray kangaroo is tallest. It can measure up to 5 feet (1.5m) tall. Eastern Grays can move up to 35 mph (56km/h), and can jump the length of 2 cars at once.

Kangaroos use their large tail for balance both when standing and jumping.

Kangaroos live in the open country, feeding on grass. They are able to survive a long time without water.

When they breed, the female kangaroo only gives birth to one joey at a time. The newborn joey is less than 2 inches (5cm) long when born. It crawls through the mother’s fur to find the pouch, where it will spend the next six months.