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Kangaroos, Tigers, Octopus

Kangaroos can leap almost 25 feet at one time and reach up to 35 mph hopping.  They are strong too, with solid muscle make up 80% of its body mass.

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The tropics are home to millions of species of animals that clash in savage battles for survival. But what happens when the tropics' most ruthless turn on each other? Watch as these animals go head-to-head with their own kind and turn these tranquil vacation spots into bloody battlegrounds. From the rookie tiger whose hunger for territory ends in fatal violence, to the monster-sized monitor lizards that fight like professional wrestlers, life in the tropics is anything but paradise.