The australian red kanagroo is the largest surviving marsupials in the world - they can grower taller than a full grown man! As a marsupial kanagroos birth their early and then carry them in protected pouches until they can survive on their own. The little joey will remain in mums pouch for up to a year while she nurses & nurtures him. The red kanagroo is a herbivore, who grases on plants, but if need be can survive long periods without any food or water. they’re nocturnal and spend their days sleeping or resting.