Kangaroos use tail as fifth leg, say researchers Add to ...

SHARE

Replay
Reuters |
Show Description
The bounciest animal of all - the kangaroo - uses its tail as a fifth leg while walking. That's the surprising finding of Canadian, Australian and US researchers, who say the animal's tail helps it maintain balance as it grazes for food.

More from this section

Most Popular

Editor's Picks

Globe Shows »

Careers
Put your best foot forward with our expert advice