Our cute Australian Joey sitting on a glowing desert orange background 🦘
Healesville Sanctuary, located just 45 minutes drive from the city in Melbourne’s northeast, displays the Red Kangaroo in a brand new exhibit, Kangaroo Country.
An Australian native animal, the kangaroo is used on the Australian emblem alongside the emu to represent national progress, as they can only move forward and not backward 🚶
Female kangaroos usually give birth to a young joey every year. At birth, the joey is only about 2cm long and weighs less than a gram. The baby immediately crawls up the mother’s body into the pouch, where is attaches to a teat. At 7 to 10 months of age, the joey is ready to leave the pouch completely. See them when they are at their cutest!
So cute – in fact there is a kangaroo emoji coming soon 🐻 (so no more bear face!)
Finally, 30 Oct 2018, the kangaroo emoji is here 🦘!!!