Definition of gray kangaroo in English:

gray kangaroo

Syllabification: gray kan·ga·roo

noun

  • A large forest-dwelling kangaroo native to Australia.
    • Genus Macropus, family Macropodidae: the eastern M. giganteus (also called forester), with silvery-gray fur, and the western M. fuliginosus, with brownish fur
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    • Eastern grey kangaroos breed throughout the year with the peak births being in summer.
    • The eastern grey kangaroo spends most of the day resting under a shady tree, only moving out to feed from dusk to dawn.
    • If necessary, the grey kangaroo can travel fast, bounding along using only the two hindfeet with the tail held almost horizontally for balance.

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