Well if you didn't know, Alice Springs in Central Australia
is home to many kangaroos and their relatives. From wallabies, wallaroos and the
larger kangaroos, you can find them here.
See our Big Red having a relaxing
time of it at the desert park. With those hot summer days, you can find them
lounging around, without a worry in the world.
From mother and child, to youngster, aunt and big daddy, they are beautifully
captured in the photos. Alice Spring also has a Kangaroo Sanctuary located at 11
Colonel Rose Drive, Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. Run by Brogla, the
owner rescues kangaroos and joeys that have been injured during road traffic
For those who like wallabies, there is
wallaby feeding at Heavitree Gap where the wallabies descend down from the
East MacDonnell Range.
There are kangaroos and their relatives, throughout
Australia, and local zoos, sanctuaries and animal parks are some of the best
places to experience them. They can be seen in the wild, especially when
travelling through the rural and outback regions. In the arid zone, keep your
eyes peeled, especially during the hotter parts of the day, as they may be
sheltering from the hot sun under trees and shrubs.
Care should be taken when
driving at early morning and dust in the outback, as they have a fondness for
being close to the road edge, and are unpredictable, jumping in front your
vehicle, and even suddenly changing direction once they have jumped when
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Hubpages: Skippy, Kangaroo and Wallabies.
Did you know that Australia has
white kangaroos (no they are not albinos)...