The collection of the Nikolaev zoo - the best in Ukraine - replenished with a new animal. Now visitors can see there the largest representative of family Kangaroo - a kangaroo of ryzhy (Macropus rufus).
As reports a zoo, animals arrived from Poland. Male by nicknameTimor- from the city of Lodz, femaleMonicaandBarbara- from Warsaw.
Males of these red giants there are more than females; length of their body, including tail length, can reach nearly 3 m, and weight exceeds 80 kg. Hardy, not choosy in food, brawny, move jumps more than 9 m long, gathering speed to 65 km/h. The image of this kangaroo together with an ostrich Ema flaunts on the coat of arms of Australia.