VIDEO: Baby tree kangaroo fostered by rock wallaby
IT’S IMPOSSIBLE not to love Makaia, the unlikely baby tree roo survivor at Adelaide Zoo who was fostered by a rock-wallaby after him own mother was killed by a falling branch in November last year. For several decades Zoos South Australia, which includes Adelaide Zoo, has pioneered a clever conservation breeding method called cross-fostering.
Read the full story in #127 (July/Aug) of the Australian Geographic journal.
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