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. 

Hop on down to our Kangaroo Country enclosure and get up close while listening to a keeper tell you all about one of our most iconic Australian animals at Rockhampton Zoo

Follow this link for information on our keeper talks and animal feeding times.


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