Eastern Gray Kangaroo | Amazing Animals


NARRATOR: AND NOW
IT’S TIME FOR SOME MORE “AMAZING ANIMALS”! NUMBER 8,999: THE AMAZING
EASTERN GRAY KANGAROO! OR MACROPUS GIGANTEUS… KANGAROO: YEAH YOU
GOT THAT RIGHT! NARRATOR: UM, ACTUALLY IT
MEANS “GIGANTIC LARGE FOOT”. KANGAROO: OI MATE! NARRATOR: IN FACT THEY
HAVE TWO GIGANTIC FEET. KANGAROO: TWO… I THOUGHT I HAD THREE! NARRATOR: NO THAT’S YOUR TAIL! KANGAROO: OHHH! NARRATOR: THEY’RE
FOUND DOWN UNDER! ON THE EASTERN
SIDE OF AUSTRALIA. KANGAROO: TOO RIGHT
MATE, WE’RE EVERYWHERE! MOBS OF US! NARRATOR: THEY’RE EXTREMELY
ADAPTABLE AND ENJOY NIBBLING ON GRASS WHICH IS WHY THEY
LOVE THIS GOLF COURSE… KANGAROO: DON’T YOU MEAN
THIS “HOPSTACLE” COURSE? NARRATOR: SOME SAY THERE
ARE TOO MANY OF THEM! KANGAROO: KEEP YOUR
“HOP-PINION” TO YOURSELF, MATE! NARRATOR: THE MALE
KANGAROOS CAN BE TALLER THAN MOST ADULT HUMANS. KANGAROO: YEAH I’M BIGGER
THAN YOU, LET’S FIGHT! NARRATOR: IN
FACT WHEN THE GIRLS… KANGAROO: SHEILAS! NARRATOR: SORRY,
SHEILA’S ARE AROUND, THEY’RE READY TO FIGHT
FOR THEIR ATTENTION. FEMALE KANGAROO: OH CRIKEY
DEBBIE, CHECK HIM OUT. NARRATOR: THE MALES
USE THEIR STRONG… KANGAROO: FEET? NARRATOR: NO, TAILS TO
BALANCE AND THEIR BIG…. KANGAROO: TAILS? NARRATOR: NO, FEET! KANGAROO 2: AWW I THINK I’M
JUST GONNA SIT THIS ONE OUT! NARRATOR: MEANWHILE THE
FEMALES ARE VERY BUSY LOOKING AFTER THEIR BABIES OR “JOEYS”. SOMETIMES THEY CAN BE LOOKING
AFTER THREE ALL AT ONCE! AND BECAUSE THEY
ARE MARSUPIALS, THEY HAVE A CONVENIENT
POUCH TO CARRY THEIR YOUNG. JOEY: MOMMY, THERE’S
LOTS OF CRUMBS IN HERE! MOM KANGAROO: OH JOEY, STOP
BEING SUCH A POUCH POTATO! NARRATOR: THERE MIGHT BE
MILLIONS OF THESE BOUNCING BEASTS BUT THE EASTERN
GREY KANGAROO IS A… KANGAROO: TRUE BLUE AUSSIE! NARRATOR: OOPS I MEAN
“AMAZING ANIMAL!”

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