Kangaroos Don't Sweat
Kangaroos will also lounge in the shade during the hottest parts of the day, when temperatures can rise above 40°C. Related macropods, including tree kangaroos and wallabies, cool down by licking their forearms in the same way.
Key Facts In This Video
Kangaroos can reach speeds of almost 72 kph (45 mph). (0:41)
Male kangaroos, called "boomers," will fight over potential mates. (1:15)
A fighting kangaroo might break his opponent's bones or even disembowel him. (2:20)