Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park 2016 #2: Roos

Friday, 29 July 2016
Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) boxing match

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) boxing match

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) with joey

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) with joey

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Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park #3: Roos

Sunday, 16 August 2015

The ‘roos at the Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park are all wild and move freely throughout the park (with the exception of Hazel, who wears a collar). Please follow the safety instructions in the handouts you are given when you buy your ticket, as your actions may be interpreted as aggression/challenge and result in severe injury to you.

In short:
1. If a ‘roo moves away as you approach, leave it alone.
2. The safest place to touch a ‘roo is on the shoulders and back.
3. Don’t touch a ‘roo on the head, face or neck.
4. When a ‘roo scratches its stomach, don’t imitate it.
5. If a ‘roo hugs you, you may be in big trouble.
6. Don’t feed the ‘roos.

Tegan the Wallaroo -- I think

Tegan the Wallaroo — I think

Tegan likes to visit the gift shop at the Visitor Centre (door to the left).

Tegan the wallaroo (Macropus robustus)

Tegan the wallaroo (Macropus robustus)

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