A tree kangaroo just hopped back into existence after 90 years

Usually we hear stories about animals going extinct or being put on endangered lists thanks to habitat loss, hunting, poaching, and global warming. So it’s especially nice when the opposite is true and an animal actually comes back from the brink. That’s the feel-good tale of the rare Wondiwoi tree kangaroo, which has hopped back … Continued

Tree Kangaroo: The Living Plush Toy

The Tree Kangaroo, or Boongarry, as the locals call them, looks like a monkey mixed with sloth mixed with a bear, but it’s neither sloth nor monkey nor bear. I think it’s safe to say, they’re anything but normal. While they have an appearance more akin to a monkey or sloth, the tree kangaroo is … Continued

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