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Posts tagged kangaroo

January 5, 2011

 

Opossum playing possum

Why Do Opossums Hang Upside Down By Their Tails?

Are Opossums related to rats? Why do they enter a comatose like state?

September 27, 2003

 

A possum sits perched in a tree and eats a cracker.

Playing Possum

Playing dead doesn't seem like much of a strategy, but it works for the opossum, commonly known as the possum.

September 27, 2003

 

Hopping Birds

But unless you have a body like a kangaroo, the amount of energy needed to hop regularly when your mass is above a certain amount will be more than you can afford. Try hopping to work tomorrow instead of walking and see how long you can manage it.

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