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And Now: Some Totally Weird And Wonderful Facts About Marsupials

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green

Marsupials are amazing creatures. Baffling and kind of weird, yes, but also totally amazing. Part of their mystique seems to stem from their uncan...

The Wild Animals Roaming Your City

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living

While walking along a city street, have you ever spotted an animal that just seems out of place? Big cat wrangler Boone Smith joined HuffPost Live...

WATCH: This Baby Kangaroo Is Life-Changingly Cute

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 07.31.2014 | Green

It's not everyday that HuffPost Live has the honor of hosting a precious baby kangaroo, but July 31, 2014 was one such day. While promoting the TV...

Kangaroos Actually Have Five Legs... Sort Of

| Ian Randall | Posted 07.05.2014 | Science

Watch a kangaroo in the Australian outback, and you’ll notice something strange—when they walk, they have five “legs.” As they graze on grasse...

Tree Kangaroo Joeys Play In Their Caretaker's House

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.09.2014 | Green

Anneli and Kimberley are two very adorable tree kangaroo joeys who were watched by wildlife caretaker Margit Cianelli in North Queensland, Australia. ...

Ancient Teeth Point To Big Shift In Australia's Climate

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 06.13.2013 | Science

The fossilized teeth of ancient marsupials that roamed through northeastern Australia roughly 2.5 million years ago suggest these animals fed on leaf...

Queens Restaurant Specializes In Kangaroo Meat

DNAinfo | Posted 03.27.2013 | New York

DITMARS — Australian-inspired Queens eatery The Thirsty Koala just added a little bounce to its burgers. The Astoria restaurant, which opened in ...

PHOTO: Kangaroos Delay Golf Tournament

Posted 02.14.2013 | Sports

First spiders, now this. During the first round of the LPGA Tour's Handa Australian Open, several kangaroos invaded the course causing a delay. ...

7-Year-Old Girl Survives Holiday Kangaroo Attack

Posted 01.03.2012 | Green

A seven-year-old Australian girl is recovering after a kangaroo attack on New Year's Day left her with scratches and bruises across her face and back....

Australian Woman Attacked By Huge Kangaroo

AP | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green

PERTH, Australia -- An Australian woman said she thought she was about to die when a huge kangaroo attacked her while she was walking her dogs. Janet...

It's Dumb To Fight A Boxing Kangaroo (VIDEO)

Dumb As A Blog | David Moye | Posted 10.15.2011 | Weird News

There is something really terrifying about a boxing kangaroo. What's more terrifying is that the person who gets into the ring thinking they have a sh...

Way, Way Outback on South Australian Safari

Pam Grout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Pam Grout

Unlike an African safari where you're just as apt to spot a herd of camera-toting tourists as you are a herd of wildebeest, a Gawler Range safari guarantees nose to snoot vantage points.

The 5 Most Overrated Things About Australia (PHOTOS)

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

Honestly, I don't see why people around the world get so excited about kangaroos. Perhaps it's because they believe that they are highly intelligent. In truth, kangaroos are rather dim-witted.

Plague Of Kangaroos Has Australian Farmers Under Seige (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Australian farmers are under siege from a kangaroo plague as the animals flood into towns looking for food. Their grazing land has been ravaged by dr...

Kangaroos May Hold Skin Cancer Cure: Study

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SYDNEY (AFP) -- Kangaroos may provide the key to a potential treatment to prevent skin cancer, Australian scientists said on Monday....

Australian Kangaroos Culled To Make Way For Car Race

Yahoo! News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The culling of some 140 kangaroos on one of Australia's most famous race car tracks prompted outrage Friday from environmentalists and animal rights a...

Australia Kangaroo Culling Sparks Conservationist Outrage

Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Protesters descend on Australian army base as marksmen slaughter kangaroos to protect other species...

Kangaroos Don't Know How To Use Snuggies (PHOTO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Adorable image(s) of the day from Getty: Joeys rescued after the recent bushfires are seen at the home of carer Annie Williams on April 23, 2009 in...

Kangaroos in the firing line in Australia

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's capital is plagued by too many kangaroos, and the best solution is to shoot them, an official said Tuesday. Ho...