How We Got Up Close With Australia's Birds of Prey
The majestic wedge-tail eagle. More than 260 bird species call Kangaroo Island home, and it is here that you have the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with Australia’s most impressive birds of prey. Click through to post for more photos.
Five-legged kangaroo? Telling the tale of a kangaroo's tail
Date: July 1, 2014 Source: University of Colorado at Boulder Summary: Kangaroos may be nature's best hoppers. But when they are grazing on all fours, which is most of the time, their tail becomes a powerful fifth leg, says a new study. It turns out that kangaroo tails provide as much propulsive force as their front and hind legs combined as they eat their way across the landscape....Read More...
Wallaby Joey ........Native of Australia. Can go over 30feet in one hop. When standing they can use their tail as a third leg. They are very shy and are often nocturnal animals. Adult males are called buck, boomer or jack. Adult females are called doe, flyer, roo or jill. Babies are called joeys. A group of roos is called a mob. Natives of AUSTRALIA