Recent Examples of kangaroo from the Web
This may seem more improbable than finding a kangaroo riding the New York subway.
There's a lemur that looks like a cross between a teddy bear and red panda and hops between trees like a kangaroo.
The McCormick County Sheriff’s Office received calls that a kangaroo was spotted near the South Carolina state line with Georgia early Tuesday morning, FOX 8 reported.
One of its most important features, Tawinski said, are new kangaroo chairs.
That includes a ropes course above and a 15,000-square-foot grassy walkabout featuring kangaroo and wallabies below, the zoo says.
During his 23 years of life, Paul, the oldest living tree kangaroo in the United States, was a favorite of visitors to Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence.
The site of the kangaroo feast is not nearly that old, with most of the artifacts spanning the last Ice Age, between 18,000 and 28,000 years ago.
The logo of Chip the kangaroo was created by Litchman’s landlord for $25.
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Financial Definition of KANGAROO
What It Is
Kangaroos are slang for Australian stocks.
How It Works
For example, if Company XYZ is an Australian company whose stock trades on the Sydney exchange, it is a kangaroo.
Why It Matters
Kangaroos are a popular feature of the Australian outback, and the animal has come to symbolize members of the Australian financial scene.
KANGAROO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kangaroo for English Language Learners
: an Australian animal that moves by hopping on its powerful rear legs
KANGAROO Defined for Kids
Definition of kangaroo for Students
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