RED KANGAROO

Macropus rufus

The Red Kangaroo is found throughout the semi-arid and arid regions of mainland Australia, and it is the largest living marsupial in the world. Males can weigh up to 92 kg; females are smaller with a weight of up to 39kg.

They prefer desert and open plains or sparsely wooded areas with grassland and open forest, they are herbivores, primarily grazing on grasses but also eat forbs and leaves of shrubs.