New research shows kangaroos may form long-term friendships.
The ancestors of kangaroos once lived in the trees – but their evolutionary history is murky. Here’s everything we know so far.
It can be hard and costly to collect data on the threats to species at specific locations. Wildlife emergency response services have long-running records for hundreds of species that suffered harm.
Kangaroos are essentially peace-loving herbivores, but they’re known to attack if it feels cornered – or even if it sees a human as a sparring partner.
Two newly discovered species of quokka-sized kangaroos, which lived 18 million years ago in the Queensland rainforest, show evolution in the act of giving kangaroos a taste for leaves.
If a bill before the US Congress succeeds, it would further suppress global demand for kangaroo products and lead to more animal suffering, not less.
The dingo fence is the longest fence in the world. The environment looks almost identical on either side — until you view it from space.
As the holiday season begins after months of reduced travel, wildlife hospitals are braced for a new wave of admissions.
Public opposition to kangaroo culls shouldn’t overrule the needs of thousands of other native species in national parks.
A new analysis of an extinct giant kangaroo skull suggests it was adapted to eat tough, woody material - a feeding style not found in any modern marsupials.
Kangaroos are a national icon, but Australian authors seem determined to kill them off.
Polar bears ‘invading’ a Russian village have renewed concern over climate change in the Arctic, but human-wildlife conflicts are flaring up everywhere.
In the mid 19th century, kangaroo hunting was a sport. Colonial hunting clubs were established across Australia and everyone from Charles Darwin to Anthony Trollope tried their hand at shooting roos.
When environmental needs outstrip government funds, people power steps up.
Here’s some advice on taking selfies with wild animals: don’t. It’s not fun for the animal, and can have serious knock-on effects for their health. And you could be injured (or worse).
A new documentary makes some controversial claims about the health of kangaroo populations. But the real threat is not to Australia’s iconic kangaroos – it’s to dozens of other, obscure species.
If Australians are to eat healthy, unprocessed meats while making sustainable choices, native animals would be an obvious choice.
Campaigners against commercial kangaroo harvesting say it’s unsustainable and have convinced California to extend a ban on kangaroo imports. But are Australia’s world-famous roos really at risk?
The kangaroo meat industry is worth far less than the industry states.
Are kangaroos in plague proportions, necessitating large-scale killing and a commercial industry, or are they in decline?