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pademelon:

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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pademelon

, paddymelon
a small wallaby of the genus Thylogale, of coastal scrubby regions of Australia
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The dusky pademelon, also known as dusky wallabies, is listed as vulnerable to extinction by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Similarly, if the Red Fox were to establish it could eliminate the Rufous-bellied Pademelon, Southern Bettong and Eastern Barred Bandicoot, which would also be disastrous.
The two dusky pademelons - a rare breed of wallaby from Indonesia - will make their public debut in the UK, after arriving from Plzen Zoo, in the Czech Republic.
It is surrounded by a predator-barrier fence and contains a variety of mammals including the eastern barred bandicoot, southern brown bandicoot Isoodon obesulus, long-nosed potoroo Potorous tridactylus, rufous bettong Aepyprymnus rufescens, Tasmanian pademelon, eastern grey kangaroo, swamp wallaby Wallabia bicolor, common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula and eastern quoll Dasyurus viverrinus.
At the time that Liang Lemdubu was initially occupied, about 28,000 years ago, the fauna indicates that Kobroor island had a mosaic of closed canopy lowland rainforest, supporting species such as cassowaries, Forest Wallabies (Dorcopsis sp.), and two species of pademelons (Thylogale spp.), and open savannah supporting populations of the larger-bodied Agile Wallaby, Macropus agilis and other smaller grassland mammals.
Pulling out a pocketknife, Geoff King reaches down and deftly slits the roadkilled pademelon from gullet to groin.
Along the way, Mittelbach, Crewdson, and company commune with wildlife experts and revel in Tasmania's rich ecological diversity, including such unfamiliar animals as the potoroo, the pademelon, and the quoll.
Species include the brush tailed rock wallaby, yellow footed rock wallaby, bridled nail-tailed wallaby, re-necked pademelon and the parma wallaby
The shoreline was also inhabited by the wombat (Vombatus ursinus), the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii), the Tasmanian pademelon wallaby (Thylogale billardierii), the mulgara (Dasycercus cristicauda), the duck-billed platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), Swainson's marsupial mouse (Antechinus swainsonii), the brush-tailed possum (Trichosurus vulpecula), quolls (Dasyurus viverrinus, D.
The new tree kangaroo and dusky pademelon habitat opened to visitors to Chester Zoo for the first time on Thursday, May 24.
Other senior men included Jimmy Nerang Ippai (emu), Billy Kumbo King of Umbercollie (carpet snake) and Moogan Billy Kubbi (pademelon).