John Simons

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Relates story of this odd, yet much-loved creature in Australian and global history, focusing on how its image has been used and abused. Describes physiology and lifecycle, outlines the kangaroo in indigenous Australian culture. Looks at the fate of the kangaroo on first contact with Europeans, and considers wider kangaroo diaspora.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherReaktion Books
Number of pages208
ISBN (Print)9781861899224
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

PublisherReaktion Books


  • Kangaroos
  • Kangaroo hunting--Australia
  • Natural history--Australia

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