Big Red Roos
Additional Web and Print Resources

Resources

Web Sites
NPWS: Kangaroos and Wallabies

http://www.npws.nsw.gov.au/wildlife/
factsheets/kangaroo.html

Kangaroo facts from the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service. The site also features pages on the kangaroo’s neighbors the dingo and emu.

NPWS: Sturt National Park
http://www.npws.nsw.gov.au/parks/outback/out006.html
Information on the Australian park that is the setting for BIG RED ROOS.

Kangaroos
http://www.australianwildlife.com.au/features/kangaroo.htm
Detailed biological information on kangaroos, including species classification and the relationships among different types of roos.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Kangaroos
http://www.nwf.org/internationalwildlife/
kangaroo.html
Roo facts and lore, from the National Wildlife Federation.

Rangeland Kangaroos
http://bioscience.babs.unsw.edu.au/
rootourism/guides.htm
Features downloadable PDF reports on the animals of Sturt National Park, including a detailed report on the red kangaroo.

Creature World: Red Kangaroo
http://www.pbs.org/kratts/world/index.html

Get more facts about red roos by clicking on the Australia link from this page of the PBS Kids site KRATT’S CREATURES.

Books

Bennet, Jane. WATCHING WILDLIFE: AUSTRALIA. Lonely Planet, 2000.

Corbett, Lawrence K. and Laurie Corbett. THE DINGO: IN AUSTRALIA AND ASIA. Cornell University Press, 1995.

Kanze, Edward. KANGAROO DREAMING: AN AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE ODYSSEY. Random House, 2000.

McCullough, Dale R. and Yvette McCullough. KANGAROOS OF OUTBACK AUSTRALIA. Columbia University Press, 2000.

Menkhorst, Peter. A FIELD GUIDE TO THE MAMMALS OF AUSTRALIA. Oxford University Press, 2001.

Watts, Dave. KANGAROOS & WALLABIES OF AUSTRALIA. New Holland/Struik, 1999.

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