Tree Kangaroo Twins Filmed in the Pouch – A First

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: April 22, 2009   View Article

In a video first, twin tree kangaroos have been filmed inside their mother’s pouch—and the footage proves that the rare joeys can survive even if they detach early from the teat.

Previously, wildlife managers had assumed baby tree kangaroos that went off the nipple wouldn’t survive, noted John Chapo, president and CEO of the Lincoln Children’s Zoo in Nebraska.

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