Kangaroos

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There are four species of kangaroos in Australia. Kangaroos have pouches in which they raise their young. They typically have large hind limbs and feet and hop around rather than walking. 

Get up close to one of our most iconic Australian animals at Rockhampton Zoo. Meet our eastern grey kangaroos (Macropus gigatneus) in our Kangaroo Country enclosure.

Distribution and habitat  All Australia 
Conservation status*  Least concern 
Population  50- 60 million  
Diet   Grass, leaves, herbs, ferns, fruits and flowering plants

  * Classified by IUCN

 

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