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Kangaroos Are Gross, Both On Land and Inside Your Gucci Shoe 

Animal rights activists may find themselves put off by a new line of shoes made by Gucci for Fall 2015, which are embellished with the fur of kangaroos. Kangaroo fur is, according to a Gucci spokesperson, a “well-managed harvest program, and thus can be classified under our guidelines as a sustainable fur.” There is a… »8/18/15 6:01pm8/18/15 6:01pm

Wisconsin Town Vows to Drive Out Woman's 'Therapy' Pet Kangaroo

Diana Moyer has five kangaroos. Her favorite, Jimmy, is a brain-damaged one-year-old with a deformed tail. Moyer bought him at an exotic animals auction because she knew he just needed some love and now he goes everywhere with her (in a diaper and car seat). The town of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, however, wants to make… »5/21/15 11:45pm5/21/15 11:45pm

South Africans Have Accidentally Been Eating Giraffe and Kangaroo Meat

Just to ensure that human beings have unknowingly consumed EVERY kind of animal who sings "Circle of Life" at the beginning of The Lion King, it looks like South Africans have inadvertently been munching on the horse's swaggier cousin, the zebra, as well as kangaroos and giraffes. Sigh. Just when we were getting över … »3/02/13 2:00pm3/02/13 2:00pm

Joey Tries to Play with Lemurs, Is Thwarted by Short Arms

Take a peek into this secret garden of exotic animals, and then try to deny yourself that pet kangaroo you've always wanted. This joey really wants to play with the lemurs, it's just that they're so high up and the joey's arms are maddeningly short. It's like a metaphor for how our wildest dreams are always just out… »8/29/12 11:15pm8/29/12 11:15pm

Baby Kangaroo and Baby Wombat Orphans Become BFFs

Anzac, a five-month-old kangaroo, has become best friends with Peggy, a baby wombat after the two rescued orphans began sharing a pouch at the Wildlife Kilmore Rescue Centre in Victoria, Australia. According to workers at the facility, Peggy and Anzac are comforted by each other's movements and heartbeats, allowing… »8/06/12 1:40pm8/06/12 1:40pm