On the tenth day of Christmas my truelove sent to me: ten lords a-leaping . . .
 
Ermine leaping
Stoat leaping
Ermine leaping
Lords wear ermine robes. Ermine is the winter coat of a stoat, also called an ermine. Stoats are wellknown for their leaping and dancing displays.
Lord Derby's Parakeet
Lord Derby's Parakeet
Lord Derby's Parakeet
Lord Derby's Parakeet (also called Derbyan after Lord Derby) leaps well (when not flying).
Rock wallaby Rock wallaby leaping
Wallaby in ermine Wallaby in ermine leaping
wallaby leaping
Red Kangaroo Red Kangaroo
A wallaby in ermine leaping. The Red Kangaroo has one of the largest leaps of land mammals at up to 40 feet (12 meters).