Kangaroos are for sure one of the most iconic symbols for Australia and are highly popular in movies and books for children. Well-known illustrations of kangaroos show them jumping around with boxing gloves. Although this is of course just a hilarious fantasy, it is true that kangaroos are really strong and can easily knock out a human when they they come in an undesirable proximity to them. Besides there really strong legs, enabling kangaroos to overcome large distance by jumping, females do also have a pouch where joeys are carried until they are independent.
Take a look at our collection of astonishing images of kangaroos that might convince you to go to Australia just to see them on your own.