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Why is a female kangaroo called a flyer?

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2014-10-04 09:22:19
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The term "flyer" is a reference to the speed at which an adult female kangaroo moves. A kangaroo in full flight is a picture of speed and grace, and because a female is lighter than a male, she will react more quickly and can move along at even greater speed, seeming to "fly" along the ground.

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