But in the kangaroo figure, the burden is slightly shifted and naught is amiss.
A little higher in the scale stand the kangaroo and the opossum.
He jumps here and there like a kangaroo when he goes on one of his scouting trips.
"Only I did so want to dress up as a kangaroo," mourned Joan dolefully.
But the most interesting event of the day, by far, was the kangaroo hunt.
Nothing could be more astonishing than the enormous bounds of the kangaroo.
There are now very few, if any, kangaroo in this immediate neighbourhood.
"Prod him with the icicle," said the Kangaroo to the Polar Bear.
The only game of any size was the kangaroo and a few species of birds.
The kangaroo also is proper to Australia, and there are other animals of like kind.