Tree-kangaroos are macropods adapted for life in trees. They inhabit the rainforests of New Guinea, far northeastern Queensland, and nearby islands. Most tree-kangaroos are considered threatened due to hunting and habitat loss.
Photo credits: Ray Meibaum/Saint Louis Zoo A little Zoo present has popped up just in time to give a pounce of holiday cheer! “Nokopo” (pronounced NOH-koh-poh), a female Matschie’s Tree Kangaroo joey, has begun poking her head out from within.
That's a precarious place to catch some Sleep! Red pandas sleep high up in trees on seemingly too-thin branches, helping to keep them safe from predators. (Photo courtesy of CJ Mantilla, Living Eyes Photography, taken at Houston Zoo)