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List of animals on letter K

Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Type of animal science: Classification
Fields of study: Anatomy, conservation biology, ethology, physiology, reproduction science, wildlife ecology
Kangaroos, comprising six species, are the largest marsupials. They evolved as the major grazing animals in Australia. Alone among large vertebrates, they hop as their preferred form of locomotion.

Koala

Koala

Type of animal science: Classification
Fields of study: Anatomy, physiology, zoology
Koalas are solitary animals existing on a low-energy diet of eucalyptus leaves. Since koalas are marsupials, the females have a pouch where their young develop. They are the sole member of the family Phascolarctidae.

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