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wallaroo:

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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wallaroo

a large stocky Australian kangaroo, Macropus (or Osphranter) robustus, of rocky regions
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The period until the mid-1980s was a fertile one for the recording of additional species for the State, with Heath Mouse Pseudomys shortridgei, Silky Mouse P apodemoides, Paucident Planigale Planigale gilesi, Common Wallaroo Osphranter robustus, Southern Ningaui Ningaui yvonnae, Little Pygmy-possum Cercartetus lepidus and other species all being recorded in Victoria for the first time.
The term wallaby is an informal designation generally used for any macropod that is smaller than a kangaroo or wallaroo. Wallabies are herbivores whose diet consists of a wide range of grasses, vegetables, leaves and other foliage.
Barley (Hordeum vulgare) cultivars were 'Galleon' (1986-98) and 'Barque' (1999 to present); the oat cultivars were 'JB7622' (1986-87), 'Wallaroo' (1988), 'Marloo' (1989-92) and 'Patoroo' (1993 to present); and the field pea cultivars (Pisum sativum) were 'Dun' (1916-72), 'Derrimut' (1973-79), 'Dun' (1980-2004), 'Parafteld (2005-06) and 'Kaspa' (2007 to present).
Carstens' new line of WALLAroo wallmounted workstations includes powerful ISONAS access-control technology that allows an authorized user to open locked cabinets and access points throughout a facility with a single swipe card.
(64.) A number of performances are noted in newspaper articles in the National Library of Australia's Trove' archive: for example, Wallaroo Times and Miningiournal, 29 August 1877, p.
'The Tempe Downs Tragedy' 1891, Kadina and Wallaroo Times, 29 July: 2.
Fellow tour operator Rob Marchand, owner of Wallaroo Tours, said crocodiles had been in that part of the river for years and had been fighting a lot recently in the lead up to the breeding season.
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Additional skilled migrants were found to work the new copper mines, a development that saw a concentration of 'Cornish' villages in the Adelaide Hills and further north to Burra and Kapunda, and later at Moonta, Wallaroo and Kadina (the so-called Copper Triangle).