Kangaroo boxing fight

4 minutes

Like prizefighters, boxing kangaroos train for years for a shot at supremacy

Like prizefighting, the world of kangaroo boxing is one of rigorous training, champions and challengers, and violent intraspecies battles for prestige and supremacy. This stunning excerpt from the BBC’s ‘Life Story’ series, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, shows the tough road to glory that ambitious males face in the quest for dominance.

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