Kangaroo


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Kangaroo

Informal; a stock in Australia. It especially refers to a stock on the All Ordinaries Index, which is the most prominent index of Australian stocks. The term is most often used by foreigners outside of Australia.
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About 15 percent of cars involved in kangaroo accidents had to be scrapped.
Warrick Lodge, Rex General Manager Network Strategy & Sales said, Kangaroo Island is the 15 th regional community to receive the successful Rex Community Fare scheme, and for Kangaroo Island we have tailored the scheme to deliver the maximum benefit to the local community.
Just hours after the devastating fire, Red Kangaroo pledged that they would re-open the popular play venue.
The rescuers had named the kangaroo Norman Bates, after the killer in the Alfred Hitchcock thriller "Psycho", when they pulled him from a home on Sunday where he had smashed through a window and spattered blood all over the walls.
Sangria, a Goodfellow's tree kangaroo, has arrived as part of a global conservation breeding programme for the species, which is in grave danger of extinction in the wild.
Some kangaroo species are endangered, but the Australian government asserts that the four species that can legally be hunted, which includes the red kangaroo, are not.
But group Viva has campaigned against the sale of kangaroo meat, claiming the way they are killed is cruel.
ICELAND has withdrawn kangaroo meat from sale after pressure from animal welfare activists.
-- A kangaroo named Paul has become the oldest living tree kangaroo in the country.
Red Kangaroo with Joey in Linton Zoo -- CC via Flickr/Mrs Airwolfhound CAIRO -- 23 January 2017: Giza Zoo received on Monday two Red Kangaroos coming from Slovakia.
The ancestors of modern kangaroos may have fought off some prehistoric vampires to get where they are today - scientists say the Australian marsupials could have won an evolutionary battle with another type of kangaroo that had fangs.