All the facts you would love to know about the Australian Kangaroo, Australia''s iconic animal. This book is a must have guide for anyone wanting to know all about kangaroos. Babies are smaller than 1 inch (2cm) at birth, and are born blind outside the mother''s pouch. After birth the newborn babies must find their way to the pouch where it feeds on mother''s milk. As baby kangaroos grow older they are called joeys. Joey kangaroos can easily hop in and out of the Mother''s pouch. Kangaroos are unable to walk backwards. Adult kangaroos can hop at speeds of 35mph (56kmh), stand up to 7ft (2.13m) and weigh up to 200lbs./90kg. Discover interesting facts about the differences between the tree kangaroo, red kangaroo and grey kangaroo. This excellent book is an interesting book for those who want to learn about kangaroos in the wild or those who want more information desiring to keep one as a pet.