Red kangaroo - Australia - Grasslands

Red kangaroo (Macropus rufus)
The red kangaroo is a pouched mammal, or marsupial. Built for the long haul, the red kangaroo can hop for miles without getting tired. The red kangaroo can hop for miles at 25 kph (15.5 mph). But in an emergency, it bounds away at twice that speed.

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