【Adventure World】 A baby of red kangaroo is growing in a mother’s stomach bag!
Adventure world Akakangaroo baby is growing in the mother’s stomach bag! I started to show my face! ………………………………………………………………………………………… In Adventure World (Shirahama-cho, Wakayama Prefecture), baby of red kangaroo was born, and baby who grew up in mother’s stomach bag began to appear in the beginning of February 2019. As we were born in size of approximately 2cm in length, we did not check at the time of birth and watched. It has grown steadily, and recently it has been more common to leave her face in the morning’s stomach bag. Akakangaroo’s parents and children can be viewed at Safari World’s Australia area. [Image 1: https://prtimes.jp/i/40302/47/resize/d40302-47-778616-0.jpg] [About baby of red kangaroo]
■ birthday February 5, 2019 (Tuesday) In Adventure World, the day when it was confirmed that the face came out of the mother’s stomach bag I have a birthday.
■ Gender unknown
■ Body weight approx. 1 kg
■ Length approx. 30 cm
■ Parent information Father: Born on July 31, 2013 (5 years old) Born in Adventure World Mother: Born November 12, 2016 (2 years old) Born in Kumamoto City Botanical Garden [Image 2: https://prtimes.jp/i/40302/47/resize/d40302-47-904477-1.jpg]
■ Public location Safariworld in Australia
■ Public time 10:20 am-4:20 pm You can see the Akakangaroo on all the safari tours, including the Kenya round the Safari World and walking walking safari. ※ Hiding in the mother’s stomach bag, you may not be able to see the baby. ※ We may change, cancel public contents for reasons of weather and animal health management. 【Akakangaru living in Adventure World】
■ Number of breeding animals: 5 (2 males, 2 females, 1 unknown) ※ The baby born this time is included. [About red kangaroo]
■ Classification Arifumed kangaroo kangaroo genus
■ Study Name Macropus rufus
■ English Name Red kangaroo Habitats Most of the Australian continent
■ Eating habits Primarily grasses. I also eat young shrubs, shoots and bark. Adventure World is giving pellets and leaves for Chinese cabbage, kangaroos.
■ Breeding Breeding can be done year-round, with a gestation period of 30 to 40 days giving birth to one child at a time. A newborn child is only about 2 cm long and immediately enters the mother’s bag, the child’s pouch, after delivery. As the child grows, the mother’s bag begins to expand in three months. At the end of half a year, it makes you smile and usually grows in bags for about eight months. Males reach sexual maturity in about 2 years and females in about 1 year.
■ Life 12-18 years in the wild. It is about 20 years in captivity.
■ Features Although some live alone, they create a flock of around 10 and live. A flock is formed of multiple females and children, and one or more males.
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