Meet one in every of San Antonio Zoo’s latest members — a child kangaroo


SAN ANTONIO – In the event you pay a go to to the San Antonio Zoo, you could discover a brand new little face hopping round.

Poseidon, an lovable joey born to Pearl and Rocky, is round six months previous, although San Antonio Zoo officers say it’s exhausting to say his actual age attributable to his extraordinarily small dimension at beginning.

“The explanation we aren’t completely positive of his actual age is that they’re really born after a couple of month of gestation! They’re concerning the dimension of a jelly bean when born, in order that they’re very simple to overlook whereas crawling into the pouch,” the SA Zoo stated in a press release.

Friends can go to Poseidon in Kangaroo Krossing, alongside along with his mom and the entire different roos. Poseidon’s father Rocky was introduced in from one other facility to breed with the kangaroos however has since returned to his former house.

Poseidon and the opposite younger kangaroos’ names have been chosen with an ocean theme, in line with zoo officers.

“Thus far we have now Zander (a kind of fish), Tasman (a sea off the coast of Austrailia), Mako (a shark species) and Poseidon (Greek god of the ocean),” stated the SA Zoo.


Zander and Tasman are the oldest of the younger roos and can be found for zoogoers to the touch in the event that they select to go to the visitor interplay space. You may be taught extra concerning the roos on the zoo’s web site right here.

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