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wallaroo:

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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wallaroo

a large stocky Australian kangaroo, Macropus (or Osphranter) robustus, of rocky regions
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Successfully killing any of the large rock country macropods; antilopines, wallaroos or euros would provide enough meat to feed a large number of individuals, and their economic and religious significance is reflected in the morrdjdjanjno songs I was hearing for the first time at Djorlok.
Explain that a wallaby and a wallaroo are similar to kangaroos but smaller.
There was a lot of pressure on the tournament hosts to get off to a flier against an Australian side regarded as Sevens' specialists but they never shook the Wallaroos off in a stuttering display at the UCD Bowl.
It will be James' and Thomas' first start of the tournament while Redman and Harries both appeared against the Wallaroos as replacements.
Australia boasts 47 different species of kangaroos, from largest to smallest -- kangaroos, wallaroos, wallabies, and rat kangaroos.
Recent additions include the Puente al Sur (Bridge to the South), which introduces visitors to a host of Latin American animals, including giant anteaters, an Andean condor and capybaras, the world's largest rodent; the Australian WalkAbout, a multi-species exhibit featuring kangaroos, wallaroos, wallabies, and emus; and a walk-through aviary for Australian rainbow lorikeets.
Pool C rivals France are the main threat to Ireland's bid to reach the semi-finals but the Wallaroos, Olympic champions in Sevens' rugby, could stall the home side's progress.
The Wales full-back raced upfield into the Wallaroos half and checked back in search of support, finding Mared Evans on her shoulder, but her pass was fractionally behind the wing and was spilled.
Coach John Williams made three changes to the side that conceded a 30-0 reverse to the Wallaroos in the opening round, with Jackie Morgan replacing Claire Donovan in the pack and the halfback pairing of Uwic's Kerry Jenkins and Carmarthen's Awen Thomas taking over from Cath Walkley (Aberystwyth) and Rhian Wilmott (Torfaen).
The Wallaroos ran in four tries during their 30-0 victory at the Santboiana Stadium in Barcelona to condemn Wales to the second-tier competition.
Indeed, Berry has an extra point to prove when she lines up against the Wallaroos, having been denied permission to take part in the last World Cup in Amsterdam because of her age.