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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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A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: "We received a call from a member of the public claiming to have seen a wallaby.
The male adult swamp wallaby hopped over to lane one and exited on to the Cahill Expressway, the (https://www.facebook.com/nswpoliceforce/posts/10155559156811185) New South Wales Police Force 's Facebook page said, before jumping its way to the Conservatorium of Music.
A spokesperson for the firm said: "A wallaby escaped from a farm near Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire, a few days ago and was reported on the tracks in between Marsden and Slaithwaite at around 11am on Friday.
It is thought the wallaby is one of three who lives at an isolated farm at Slaithwaite.
As for the older wallaby still at large (called Sheila), the 68-yearold hopes she is thriving.
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In contrast, about six kilometers away where it's still dark at night, wallaby births peak in January.
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