Scientific name: Macropus Rufus
Place of Origin: Australia
Lifespan (in Wild): 8 years
Weight: 100 lbs (Adult)
Body size: 6 ft standing (Adult)
Top speed: 25 mph.
- Kangaroos can”t walk backward
- The Red Kangaroo is the largest kangaroo species
- Their tail is strong enough to support their entire weight
- A group of kangaroos is called a mob
Annual Cost of Care
The cost to care for this animal per year is $1000.
Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give!