Amazing Kangaroo Technique To Stay Cool – Planet Earth – BBC Earth


Australia is the World’s most arid continent, and its blistering daytime heat can be a potential killer. Using thermal imaging, we are given a fascinating glimpse into how the Red Kangaroo cool their body temperatures and avoid the deadly effects of the mid day Sun.

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  1. The key to faking out the parents is the clammy hands. You fake a stomach cramp, and when you're bent over moaning and wailing, you lick your palms. It's a little childish and stupid, but then so is high school.

  2. If just licking their arms can cool Kangaroos enough to survive this, then it just goes to show how well we humans handle regions like this; We can sweat from our entire bodies.

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