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wallaby:

see kangarookangaroo,
name for a variety of hopping marsupials, or pouched mammals, of the family Macropodidae, found in Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. The term is applied especially to the large kangaroos of the genus Macropus.
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wallaby

any of various herbivorous marsupials of the genera Lagorchestes (hare wallabies), Petrogale (rock wallabies), Protemnodon, etc., of Australia and New Guinea, similar to but smaller than kangaroos: family Macropodidae
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At the moment she thinks she's a human and she loves watching the television, but I'm sure she'll soon get used to being a wallaby.
They thought I was saying I had found a wallet, so I phoned the farm park and asked if they had lost an animal and they said, 'Yes, a wallaby.
As well as being the rarest of all wallaby species, Parmas are by far the smallest, measuring less than 50cm from nose to tip.
As a joke I said: 'I'd love one of those' and the owner mentioned the wallaby had just had a baby.
a grey wallaby keeps her all-white baby in her pouch.
TO help find the rogue wallaby currently bouncing around north Cardiff, the North Cardiff Marsupial Appreciation Society's rescue squadron will be scouring the area.
Skippy is the sixth young wallaby to have been raised by Angela who has worked at the park for 25 years.
The marsupial, who lives at Flamingo Land, near Malton, North Yorkshire, is the first wallaby in this country to have the surgery.
After installing Wallaby on their Android device, users sign in or sign up for free and quickly add their current credit cards and preferences.
It is thought to be a red-necked or Bennett's Wallaby, which is native to the much warmer climes of Australia.
Agnes Munro, 52, of Barrhead, Renfrewshire, who made the grisly discovery, said: "We found one baby wallaby that had been shot through the head.
Tuqiri was born in Sigatoka, 45 miles from Nadi, and captained Fiji against Australia at the 2000 rugby league World Cup before switching codes to become a Wallaby.