Every sign tells a story. Or at least very strongly implies that (at least) one has taken place. No-one just gets out of bed and thinks “The cemetery needs a warning sign about kangaroos.” Also, no-one tells you when picking a cemetery that it may be populated by sketchy Skippys.
Jumpa is a Kanga. (Kangas are/were Wonder Woman canon) Hoppy is a bunny. (More on that later)
As a left-handed person, I feel compelled to mention this. A recent paper with the engaging title ‘Parallel Emergence of True Handedness in the Evolution of Marsupials and Placentals’ observes that ‘Bipedal macropod marsupials display population-level left-forelimb preference’. In English this means kangaroos basically use their left paws in preference to their right ones for …
Two clips from my feed reader featuring iconic Australian fauna being jerks to each other. I haven’t watched all the kangaroo one. It’s too long. International viewers should know that this doesn’t happen in every Australian street every day. Koalas: Kangaroos: