In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Wallaroo in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Wallaroo.
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How to Draw a Wallaroo - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: Draw a small face with eyes and a nose.
Step 2: Now add two big ears sticking out of the top of the head.
Step 3: From the back of the head draw a wide arch.
Step 4: Add a small curve for the chest, and add two small arms.
Step 5: Draw another curved line for the belly, and add a large hind leg with a long, flat foot.
Step 6: Draw another foot beside the first one.
Step 7: To complete your drawing, add a long tail to the end of the wallaroo.
Interesting Facts about the Wallaroo
Wallaroos are found in Eastern Australia from Victoria to Queensland. They like areas with stony ground and outcrops. It only takes thirty-four days for a joey to appear, but it stays in the mother’s pouch for almost a year. They ae only forty to fifty six inches in length – with males weighing anywhere from fifty to one hundred pounds. Female only weigh forty to fifty pounds.
Did you know?
- They are a larger species of kangaroo
- Joeys are only one inch long when they are born
- Can live for eighteen years in the wild
- Under human care – Wallaroos can live to nineteen years
- They belong to the Macropodidae family
Lesson Plan Idea – Research Joeys. Why do they stay with their mother’s so long. What does a Joey eat? When do they become mature?