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Matschie’s Tree Kangaroo Joey  Is the Bronx Zoo’s First Since 2008
Bronx, NY – April 29, 2022 – A Matschie’s tree kangaroo (Dendrolagus matschiei) born at the Bronx Zoo has started to emerge from its mother’s pouch, making its anticipated public debut. The joey is the first of its species born at the Bronx Zoo since 2008. Tree kangaroos are marsupials. Like their kangaroo and wallaby cousins, the majority of the newborn’s physical development occurs in the mother’s pouch. Internal gestation is only about 6 weeks. At birth,...
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