Merrilyn's Story



Enjoy this story of a remarkable relationship with an eastern grey kangaroo in rural Australia.  Follow the story from the tiny furless joey coming into care after her mother is killed by a car, through her growing up in human care, the other joeys who join her in that journey, through illnesses and injury, her release into the wild, the birth of her own joeys and the adventures along the way.

Part 1 - A kangaroo joey arrives
Part 2 - Kangaroo pouches
Part 3 - In one end and out the other
Part 4 - Buster Arrives
Part 5 - One small step
Part 6 - On Grass
Part 7 - Almost a Kiss
Part 8 - From bag girl to pouch girl
Part 9 - Gone in a Flash
Part 10 - What Else can go Wrong?
Part 11 - The Third Musketeer
Part 12 - What's A Wallaby? 
Part 13 - Another Problem Child 
Part 14 - Foot and mouth disease 
Part 15 - Giant Kangaroo attacks elderly woman. 
Part 16 - Bob in trouble again 
Part 17 - Merrilyn Loses Another Life 
Part 18 - Growing Joeys
Part 19 - Buster Blossoms
Part 20 - Last Night 
Part 21 - Last Call for Bottles 
Part 22 - Happy and Free
Part 23 - Blossom
Part 24 - The Relationship Grows
Part 25 - George
Part 26 - Q fever and the Lounge
Part 27 - Bonking Bob
Part 28 - Kangaroo Relationships

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