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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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a small wallaby of the genus Thylogale, of coastal scrubby regions of Australia
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The brushtail possum and Tasmanian pademelon
were the most common species hit by traffic.
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