Q: How are baby kangaroos born?
BG: Kangaroos usually give birth to one offspring, or joey, after a gestation period of only 31 days. The joey climbs from the birth canal to the pouch and lives there for approximately eight and a half months.
Q: Do baby kangaroos nurse from their mothers?
BG: Yes, a joey will nurse from his/her mother for additional six month after leaving her pouch.
Q: How fast can a kangaroo run?
BG: Average running speeds are typically around 12 mph; however, kangaroos are able to run as fast as 35 mph in short bursts.