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Zoo Train Temporarily Closed

The Zoo Train will be closed beginning on November 26th until mid-December while routine maintenance is performed on the tracks.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Matschie Tree Kangaroo

KC Zoo Matchies tree kangaroo


Endangered, the Matchie’s tree kangaroo aka the Huon tree kangaroo is a tree dwelling marsupial native to the island of New Guinea. Totally folivorous (meaning leaf eating) these medium sized kangaroos spend most of their lives in the treetops. You can find our tree kangaroos in the Australian section of the Zoo inside the free roaming kangaroo exhibit.