The grace, beauty and speed of the kangaroo symbolises for many the essence of wild Australia. This book pays tribute to kangaroos and their smaller relatives - wallabies, pademelons, bettongs and wallaroos - in a magnificent and informative photographic portrait.
Authoritative introductory text provides an insight into the evolution of these unique creatures. Discover why they are different from other mammals; what habitats they favour and how they have adapted to their sometimes harsh environment. Gain an insight into their diet and breeding habits; what they mean to Australians; and what the future holds for kangaroos and wallabies in this country.
Stunning images depict these incredible animals in their natural habitat, accompanied by information on the size, form and features of each species.
- Publication Date:
- 09 / 01 / 1998
- 247 x 294mm