In illustrating the kanga's complexity, Flannery examines different species--from the extinct male grey kangaroo
that smelled of curry to the tammar, which can drink seawater.
Three species of large kangaroos are harvested in the South Australian rangelands for commercial markets: red kangaroo (Macropus rufus), western grey kangaroo
Overall, both reports found comparable weights and density of bones, with this analysis extending the faunal collection recording a total of 18 species, including the Grey Kangaroo
and Tasmanian Emu.
The four-year-old eastern grey kangaroo
rolled Len Richards on to his side and raised the alarm.
However, a western grey kangaroo
, which is blind in one eye, came to the rescue by knocking on the farmhouse doors three times before leading the farmer's wife to her injured husband lying under a tree about 200 meters away, the newspaper reported.
Not only could Skippy understand humans, but this female eastern grey kangaroo
could communicate back with her trademark 'tchk tchk tchk' noise.
Harold, the Western grey kangaroo
, is one of just three luckless lonelies at the award-winning Dudley Zoo in search of a February 14 admirer.
So the grey kangaroo
was chased right across the desert in the western side through the basin into the salt water.
Lulu, a four-year-old eastern grey kangaroo
, raised the alarm after Len Richards was knocked cold by a falling tree branch on his cattle ranch 112 miles east of Melbourne, last September.