Red Kangaroo Zoological Poster- Macropus rufus
The Red Kangaroo is the largest land mammal native to Australia, and the largest living marsupial in the world. It is known for its powerful legs, which allow it to leap nearly ten feet vertically and cover almost thirty feet in distance. Like most native Australian species, it is fairly protected, but a certain amount of hunting is allowed for commercial use and to manage populations. Kangaroo meat is eaten and the hides used for leather. This is one of a wonderful series of Scientific German Educational Charts, created in the 1950s and 60s and still produced by the original printer, internationally recognized for producing educational science charts since 1929. These charts are issued today using the original film and same methods as the first printing. They are printed without inscription for both classroom study and decorative purposes, with special attention paid to botanical detail and scientific accuracy.
Mounted on linen canvas stretched on wooden rods for display, each measures 44.5 inches tall by 32.25 inches wide (85 cm x 120 cm), and comes with a nylon cord strung through the top wooden rod for easy hanging. Each comes securely rolled and will be shipped to you in a sturdy mailing tube. These lovely botanical posters are large, colorful and impressive pieces of science decor. Add a touch of vintage classroom style to your home today!
Dimensions: 36"W x 46.5"H
Scientific Name: Macropus rufus
Material: Linen backed canvas
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