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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Kangaroo



Beauty Of Animal | Kangaroo | Kangaroo is a marsupial from the Macropodidae family (macropods, 'foot big "sense). In common use the term used to describe the species is larger than this family, especially those that Macropus genus, Red Kangaroo, Kangaroo Antilopine, Eastern and Western Grey Kangaroo Kangaroo gray. Kangaroos are endemic to the country in Australia. is to find the smallest macropods in Australia and New Guinea.Kangaroo and a large and powerful hind legs and large feet adapted for jumping, and a long tail to balance the muscle, and a small head. Like most marsupials, female kangaroos have a pouch called the marsupium, which joeys after full development.Larger kangaroos have adapted much better to the changes brought by humans to the Australian landscape and are threatened with extinction, although many of the younger cousins, they are abundant.

They are not farmed to any extent, but the fire ground kangaroo meat and hides for leather, sports, and the protection of pastures for sheep and cattle. Although there is some controversy, harvesting kangaroos, meat and many of the environmental and health benefits over the traditional meat.Kangaroo is the national symbol for Australia: using its logo on the coat of the Australian arms, some of its currency,as well as by some organizations, the Australian-known, including Qantas kangaroo is important that both the Australian culture and national image and thus , there are many of the popular culture references.The kangaroo word is derived from the word gangurru Guugu Yimithirr, referring to the gray kangaroo. was recorded for the first name as "Kangooroo or Kanguru" on 4 August 1770, by Lt. (Capt. later) James Cook on the banks of the Endeavour at the site of Cooktown modern, when he was on the beach HM Endeavour bark is nearly seven weeks to repair the damage on the Great Barrier Reef.Guugu Yimithirr is the language of the peoples of the region.

A common myth about the Kangaroo name in English is that "kangaroo" was a Yimithirr Guugu "I do not understand you." According to this myth, nature, Lieutenant Cook, Sir Joseph Banks and explore the area when they happened upon the animal. Local asked recently what was called the creatures. Responded to the local "Kangaroo", meaning "I do not understand you," said Cook, who took that name is created. And debunking the myth Kangaroo in the 1970s by B. Linguist John Haviland in his research with the people Yimithirr Guugu.Are often referred to colloquially kangaroo as Ross called the Kangaroo said bucks, boomers, jacks, or older men;. Females are does, flyers, or jills, and the young are joeys the collective name for kangaroos is a mob, troop, or the court. Mobs usually have ten or more kangaroos in them. Living in the mob provides protection for some of the most vulnerable members of the group.

 
 

 Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Animalia
Phylum:     Chordata
Class:     Mammalia
Infraclass:     Marsupialia
Order:     Diprotodontia
Family:     Macropodidae
Genus:     Macropus
Subgenus:     Macropus and Osphranter

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