kangaroo, mother of Roo. Kanga is a doting and thoughtful mother, routinely found carrying Roo around in her pouch. She displays many maternal attributes, such as: wanting to Count Things, making sure that there are enough watercress sandwiches to go round, telling you what to do, giving baths, and knowing how to play a joke. Not only is she the fastest animal in the Hundred Acre Wood, but she is also one of the most generous–acting as a surrogate mother to Tigger, who needs as much kindness as her own baby, Roo.

"Now it happened that Kanga had felt rather motherly that morning…"

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