kangaroos

  • Ancient tree-climbing kangaroo discovered

    Researchers discover extinct kangaroo adapted for life in the upper storey.

    Researchers have discovered an extinct tree-climbing kangaroo species, which boasted powerful hind- and forelimbs, gr...

    Evolution March 24, 2021
  • So tell us, what is up Skip?

    Kangaroos try to communicate, research suggests.

    Fans of the iconic television show Skippy (and that oft-repeated question, “what’s up Skip?”) will be pleased to know...

    Animals December 17, 2020
  • A kangaroo unlike those we know

    Giant marsupial had a bite to be reckoned with.

    Turns out that Australia’s ancient kangaroo species have more in common with giant pandas that modern macropods.Tha...

    Animals September 11, 2019
  • A kangaroo in the mist

    At high speeds, a kangaroo uses only half as much energy as an animal on four legs.

    A male Eastern Grey Kangaroo on a misty winter morning in Heathcote, Victoria. Credit: Saldumbide Photography @hitchi...

    Biology July 10, 2017
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