Sometimes you just have to duke it out. That's what two male kangaroos did in the middle of a suburban neighborhood in New South Wales,...

See it and believe it: Watch kangaroos duke it out in street fight

Sometimes you just have to duke it out. That's what two male kangaroos did in the middle of a suburban neighborhood in New South Wales,...

Heartbreaking: A male kangaroo cradles the head of a lifeless mother as she reaches out for her joey on a property in River Heads, a coastal town in Queensland

Mother kangaroo reaches for her joey as male companion holds her head

Heartbreaking: A male kangaroo cradles the head of a lifeless mother as she reaches out for her joey on a property in River Heads, a coastal town in Queensland

This is what male kangaroos actually look like

This is what male kangaroos actually look like

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Two beautiful male kangaroos had an epic tussle, and it is one of the most majestic things you will ever see. | 2 Kangaroos Had An Epic Street Brawl And It Went 12 Rounds

2 Kangaroos Had An Epic Street Brawl And It Went 12 Rounds

Two beautiful male kangaroos had an epic tussle, and it is one of the most majestic things you will ever see. | 2 Kangaroos Had An Epic Street Brawl And It Went 12 Rounds

Fact: Male kangaroos are often known to engage in long and ritualised fighting, known as ‘boxing’. Weighing up to 90 kilograms, they can seriously pack a punch!  (Photo: Roger Foster)

Fact: Male kangaroos are often known to engage in long and ritualised fighting, known as ‘boxing’. Weighing up to 90 kilograms, they can seriously pack a punch! (Photo: Roger Foster)

Sure, it may seem like evolution made the male kangaroo ridiculously—even grotesquely—muscular. But you have to do something to impress the ladies if you're going to keep them pregnant all the time, and they just don't fall for kangaroo poetry any more.

Sure, it may seem like evolution made the male kangaroo ridiculously—even grotesquely—muscular. But you have to do something to impress the ladies if you're going to keep them pregnant all the time, and they just don't fall for kangaroo poetry any more.

A dying female kangaroo is cradled by her mate in River Heads, Queensland. The joey stared at his mother and touched her softly, before standing protectively near her body. “I saw the male pick up the female, he looked like he was just trying to get her up and see what was wrong with her,” Switzer said. “He would lift her up and she wouldn’t stand she’d just fall to the ground, he’d nudge her, stand besides her … it was a pretty special thing, he was just mourning the loss of his mate."

Photographer captures moment kangaroo cradles dying companion as joey looks on

A dying female kangaroo is cradled by her mate in River Heads, Queensland. The joey stared at his mother and touched her softly, before standing protectively near her body. “I saw the male pick up the female, he looked like he was just trying to get her up and see what was wrong with her,” Switzer said. “He would lift her up and she wouldn’t stand she’d just fall to the ground, he’d nudge her, stand besides her … it was a pretty special thing, he was just mourning the loss of his mate."

Larger male red kangaroos are powerfully built. Like many species, male kangaroos sometimes fight over potential mates. They often lean back on their sturdy tail and "box" each other with their strong hind legs.

Larger male red kangaroos are powerfully built. Like many species, male kangaroos sometimes fight over potential mates. They often lean back on their sturdy tail and "box" each other with their strong hind legs.

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