The kangaroo is well known as Australia’s national animal, but you’ve probably never heard of the tree kangaroo before.
They are pretty similar to common kangaroos, except they are super furry and are often mistaken for small bears.
Found in the mountainous and lowland forests of northern Australia, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia.
Little is known about these elusive creatures, which have adapted to live comfortably in trees.
They evolved to have stronger front limbs for climbing and shorter legs, giving them a similar appearance to lemurs.
Tree kangaroos are rare and beautiful. They have become somewhat of celebrity status.
Back in 2016, the first tree-kangaroo was born in captivity for the first time in 36 years, giving hope to the species population.
Aren’t they fantastic!