Matschie's Tree Kangaroo
The Matschie's tree-kangaroo can be found in mountainous areas of the rainforest.
IN THE WILD – Leaves, nuts and mosses
IN THE ZOO – Lettuce, fruits, vegetables and specially formulated biscuits
- Spend most of their time in trees, coming down occasionally to feed
- Licks forearms, letting the evaporation cool its body instead of sweating
- Fetus-like young crawl into mother's pouch after birth
- Babies are called joeys and stay in the mother's pouch for ten months