The 6-month-old baby kangaroo has emerged from its pouch and is getting to know its mother

By People Staff
Updated March 05, 2012 03:00 PM
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That’s a good little pouch potato!

A 6-month-old joey is poking out and exploring the outside world at Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo. The kangaroo has grown much larger than the size of a jelly bean, which is how it started out. Very soon, the kangaroo will leave its mother Skippy’s pouch for short periods.

For now, though, this kangaroo baby is relishing its time with Skippy – and indulging in a little kiss.

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