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Rotes Riesenkänguru

Red kangaroo
Macropus rufus / Red kangaroo

Rotes Riesenkänguru
Habitat
Dry thorn savannahs, bush and grasslands, semi-deserts
Continent
Australien
Food
Grasses, but also leaves and shoots
Gestation/breeding period
33 days
Mode of life
loose groups with about 10 animals
Class
Mammals
Order
Diprotodontia

Did you know that?

~ 1,80 m
size

~ 70 kg
weight

~ 25 years
age

How endangered are Red kangaroos?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Rotes Riesenkänguru
    Least concern
    Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

By the way

The tail of the red giant kangaroo is almost as long as the body. With it, it can carry its entire body weight.

Rotes Riesenkänguru

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