Kangaroos are some of the most built animals on Earth.
The biggest kangaroo is around 5 ft tall, weighs around 340 pounds and it’s not even fully grown yet!
Some people mistakenly call these giant kangaroos wallabies, but that is actually a smaller cousin of the manga.
Although they seem to be so independent, there are many traits that kangaroos have in common with their other relatives.
Kangaroos are very muscular animals so they can be able to jump for longer periods of time or run quickly.
Why Kangaroos Are Buff
Their habitats contribute to how they’re built—considering they can’t hide from their predators.
So they have developed a way to be able to outrun them or jump far from plain sight.
Kangaroos can also survive by eating a variety of vegetation and fruits that grow on the ground.
This is why they eat often and sleep for a few hours throughout the day.
Another reason why kangaroo’s bodies are built like this is that they are very efficient eaters.
All of the water and energy that goes into kangaroo’s bodies go towards growing muscles and bones.
Kangaroos also sleep around 18 hours a day because it takes up so much energy to run on two legs instead of four; think about how tiring it is to run on two feet compared to four.
They are also built this way because they are marsupials.
After their babies are born, marsupials carry them in a pouch until the baby is big enough to survive outside of it.
Other Kangaroo Facts
Kangaroos have very strong front legs which makes them prime candidates for weightlifting.
Just like humans, kangaroos store their extra energy as fat. But do you know what is even more interesting?
Even though kangaroos don’t have tails to help them balance, they are still able to move around freely without falling over.
Kangaroos can jump up to 20 feet in one leap and run at speeds of around 35 mph.
Another reason why kangaroos are so buff is that they don’t have any predators that can easily catch them to eat their flesh.
So, just like other animals that live in the wild, every ounce of energy goes towards their muscles and organs which makes them appear larger than life.
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