Australia - 1 dollar Bush Babies: Kagaroo
Australian coin belonging to the series "Bush Babies".
Commemorative coin series of Australia dedicated to the puppies of the most charismatic animals of the country.
In this series we can enjoy the Sugar Glider, Koala, Kangaroo, Bilby and Dingo cubs.
On this coin, minted by the prestigious Perth Mint, we can see the Kangaroo next to a ladybug. On the reverse, Queen Elizabeth II appears.
Kangaroos have large, powerful hind legs, large feet designed for hopping, a long, muscular tail for balance and a small head.
Kangaroos are herbivores, feeding on grass and roots. All species are nocturnal and crepuscular, usually spending the day quietly and feeding during the cool evenings and nights, usually in groups. They have a life expectancy of approximately 18 years.
Kangaroos are found mainly in Oceania. Popularly the kangaroo is known as the most representative animal of Australia.
Card with the coin and its respective stamp.