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DPIW - Macropods
The species found in Tasmania are: Forester Kangaroo Bennetts Wallaby Pademelon Bettong Potoroo The term 'macropod' is derived from the Greek, which ... and, in some arid-dwelling species, even forgo the oestrus cycle. All (except the musky rat kangaroo of far northern Queensland) give birth to a single young which is reared in a ...
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Center for Rainforest Studies- Australia - The School for Field Studies
Sightings of tropical birds, bandicoots, pademelons, primitive musky rat kangaroo, amethystine pythons and other unique rainforest species are common. The site is alive with the ...
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Monotremes and Marsupials
Common Name Origin Status in Zoos Aepyprymnus rufescens Rufus rat kangaroo (bettong) R Australia Antechinomys laniger Antichinus apicalis Dibbler I Australia ... penicillata Brush tailed bettong Bettongia tropica Burramys parvus Caloprymnus campestris Desert rat kangaroo I Caluromys derbianus Caluromys lanatus Caluromys philander Caluromysiops Caluromysiops irrupta Canolestes ...
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The Kangaroo Rat | It's Nature
Plants Flowers Wild Travels Natural Wonders Endangered Species Legendary Creatures Kangaroo Rat From It's Nature! Home » Ground Mammals » Kangaroo Rat Kangaroo Rat Kangaroo Rat is general name given to a group of about ... -pedal, hopping around on just the back feet like little kangaroos. Dipodomys - the kangaroo rat Kangaroo rats are usually a light to medium brown with cream colored undersides and ...
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WWF - Kangaroo
Kangaroo The Basics Species Carnivores Herbivores Beaver (American) Elephants Giant Panda Giraffe Kangaroo Musky Rat Kangaroo Lumholtz's Tree Kangaroo Red Kangaroo Grey Kangaroo Rhinoceros Zebra Omnivores Remarkable Animals Habitats Homework Help Kangaroo ...
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Fauna of Daintree Rainforest - Australia - Animals & animal species: Crocodile, Cassowary, Green Tree Frog
Musky Rat-Kangaroo Is it a rat, or is it a kangaroo? Maybe this animal should be called a ... fallen leaves. The Musky Rat-Kangaroo gets its name from the way it moves along the ground – half kangaroo jump and half rodent walk. ... to the Daintree Rainforest often mistake the Bandicoot for a tiny kangaroo because they hop around on their hind legs. They grow to ...
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About Australia: Kangaroos
The Potoroinae (potoroid) family of kangaroos includes the potoroo, bettong and rat-kangaroo, which live only in Australia. Kangaroos of different types live in all areas ... . Kangaroo meat The Australian kangaroo industry estimates that it exports kangaroo meat to more than 55 countries. Kangaroo meat is increasingly popular and export markets are expected to increase since kangaroo ...
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Earth Witness Community - Extinct Animals Page One
Brotomys voratus Desert Rat-kangaroo Caloprymnus campestris Buff-nosed Rat-kangaroo (E), Canguro-rata desértico (S), Desert Rat-kangaroo, (E), Kangourou-rat du désert (F), Plains Rat-kangaroo (E) Caloprymnus ... Drepanis funerea Hawaiian Mamo Drepanis pacifica King Island Emu Dromaius ater Kangaroo Island Emu Dromaius baudinianus Drosophila lanaiensis Dryophthorus distinguendus Dryotribus mimeticus ...
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San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Kangaroo and Wallaby
Macropus rufus, over 6 feet (1.8 meters) tall; shortest—musky rat-kangaroo Hypsiprymnodon moschatus, 8 inches (21 centimeters) tall Weight: up to 200 pounds (90 kilograms) for male red kangaroo; 12 ounces (340 grams) for musky rat-kangaroo Life span ...
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Kangaroo Conservation Center-Bettong
Kangaroo Conservation Center-Bettong Brush-tailed Bettong (Bettongia penicillata) One of the smallest kangaroo species is the Brush-tailed Bettong, also known as a rat-kangaroo due to their diminutive size. But ... and loss of habitat have been responsible for the declining populations of bettongs. The Kangaroo Conservation Center started a captive-breeding program for this species in 2004 and already ...
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