Day: July 12, 2019


Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards, and are on the Australian coat of arms for that reason

Kangaroos cannot walk backwards. Their hopping movement is called saltation. During saltation, kangaroos push off with both large feet at the same time, and they use their tails for balance. The combination of their muscular legs, big feet and tails may help kangaroos move forward effectively, but these appendages also