Marsupial of the family Macropodidae indigenous to Australia
The kangaroo is a marsupial from the family Macropodidae. In common use the term is used to describe the largest species from this family, the red kangaroo, as well as the antilopine kangaroo, eastern grey kangaroo, and western grey kangaroo. Kangaroos are indigenous to Australia and New Guinea. The Australian government estimates that 34.3 million kangaroos lived within the commercial harvest areas of Australia in 2011, up from 25.1 million one year earlier.
In 1927, a Czechoslovakian football team set sail for a 19-game tour of Australia and went home with two live wallabies. Their..