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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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Environment Minister Albert Jacob said this movement of rock wallabies into the Mid-West region was the first of a number of planned releases of wallabies into the park by Parks and Wildlife, with the assistance of WWF Australia over the next three years.
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