Biodiversity:Australian kangaroos Mohammad Islam

The Tropical Savana and grassland: The tropical savannas are home to hundreds of species of native plants, mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians and tens of thousands of different species of invertebrates. Many species in all these groups are found nowhere else in the world. the tropical savannas region excludes the large areas of rainforest in North East Queensland.
South eastern kangaroos

Grassland Ex: Kangaroos: There are 55 different native species of kangaroos and wallabies. Kangaroos and wallabies vary greatly in size and weight, ranging from half a kilogram to 90 kilograms. The main difference between them is size wallabies tend to be smaller. Estimates of Australia’s kangaroo population vary between 30 and 60 million. You should easily be able to see kangaroos in the wild in most rural parts of Australia.

Extra Facts: There is also countries where you can find Kangaroos but they are very rare some kangaroos immigrated or some escaped from Australia to different countries Such as you can find in New Zealand which is close to Australia. The current kangaroo population estimate for the commercially harvested kangaroos released by the Federal Government puts their numbers at 50 - 60 million. This means there are more than twice as many kangaroos in Australia as there are cattle 28.7 million. Some of The kangaroos are endangered such as The Tree Kangaroos.


Kangaroos Industry : The kangaroo industry is based on the harvesting of the large species of kangaroos, which are abundant and are sustainably harvested in Australia under strict government control. Many professional ecologists support this industry on the basis that it delivers significant environmental benefits. Many argue kangaroos, which are native to Australia, are a more environmentally friendly livestock option than introduced sheep and cattle.

Kangaroos Habitat And Niche: Habitat: Kangaroos lives in varied habitat from forests and woodland areas to grassy plains and savannas. Niche: Kangaroos mostly eats grasses, plants, leaves kangaroos are strict vegetarians.

Cool facts: -There are four species of kangaroo, the Red, Antilophine , Eastern Grey and Western Grey Kangaroo -Red Kangaroos are the largest marsupial and can grow up to 2 meters. -On land kangaroos only ever move their hind legs together, however in water they kick each leg independently to swim. -Kangaroos are social animals which stay in groups of at least 3 or 4 individuals. Some groups can comprise of as many as 100 individuals.

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