Any one of numerous species of jumping marsupials of the family Macropodidæ. They inhabit Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands, They have long and strong hind legs and a large tail, while the fore legs are comparatively short and feeble. The giant kangaroo (Macropus major) is the largest species, sometimes becoming twelve or fourteen feet in total length. The tree kangaroos, belonging to the genus Dendrolagus, live in trees; the rock kangaroos, of the genus Petrogale, inhabit rocky situations; and the brush kangaroos, of the genus Halmaturus, inhabit wooded districts. See Wallaby.
From the Australian kangaroo or wallaby.
any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail
a hop ping marsupial , of the family Macropodidae
a mammal whose hindquarters are much stronger than his forelegs
a marsupial animal
a marsupial mammal
A kangaroo is any of several large animals of the Macropodidae, a marsupial family that also includes the wallabies, tree-kangaroos, wallaroos, pademelons and the Quokka, some 63 living species in all. Kangaroos are endemic to the continent of Australia, while tree-kangaroos are found on both Australia and New Guinea.
Kangaroo is a meat from any of the three species of Kangaroo. It is produced in Australia from wild animals and is exported to a number of markets.