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quokka

a small wallaby, Setonix brachyurus, of Western Australia, occurring mostly on offshore islands
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The quokka, a small marsupial related to the kangaroo and wallaby, is unique to Australia and largely found on Rottnest Island off the coast of Perth.
Quokka was among the most popular suggestions in a national Australian poll to name the airline's fleet of eight new state-ofthe-art Dreamliners, with the first two to be delivered called Great Southern Land and Waltzing Matilda.
We cant wait to welcome new visitors to Perth, and I know the quokkas will be ready to star in any holiday snaps, he said.
Quokka was among the most popular suggestions in a national poll of more than 60,000 entries to name the airlines fleet of eight Dreamliners.
They found that, despite tong isolation from predators and therefore relaxed natural selection, quokkas showed typical group-size effects.
The quokkas did retain some anti-predator behaviour in that they remained sensitive to the distance from cover and to the time of day when foraging.
Researchers excluded the quokkas and rabbits from the area with fencing and after two years, several critically endangered species have shown significant growth and increased flowering.
The events will include memorable experiences and unique photo opportunities from selfies with quokkas off the coast of Perth, camel tours in the red centre to private viewings at MONA in Hobart, culminating on Sydney Harbour with a Qantas A330 aircraft fly over.
Reports from the United States say that Quokka Sports, the online broadcaster founded by Australian America's Cup winning skipper John Bertrand, has sprung a leak.
Passengers on the world-first Dreamliner non-stop flight linking the UK and Australia will be flying on a plane called Quokka (feel free to Google that