Lagorchestes

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Noun1.Lagorchestes - hare wallabiesLagorchestes - hare wallabies      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Macropodidae, Macropodidae - kangaroos; wallabies
hare wallaby, kangaroo hare - small Australian wallaby that resembles a hare and has persistent teeth
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SCIENCE: Other animals described as rufous: the great rufous woodcreeper (South America), the rufous hummingbird (North America), the rufous owl (Australia), and the rufous hare-wallaby (Australia).
Desert Bettong Bettongia anhydra, Central Hare-wallaby (Kuluwarri) Lagorchestes asomatus, Short-tailed Hoppingmouse Notomys amplus, Darling Downs Hopping-mouse N.
It was reported that the short-faced kangaroo did not have any modern descendants, but the team of scientists suggested that it had at least one cousin, which was the banded hare-wallaby.
The refuge is exactly that, a high conservation value habitat of the Grey-crowned Babbler, Hooded Robin, Speckled warbler, Spectacled hare-wallaby, Inland forest Bat, koalas, Horsfield's Bronze-cuckoo, Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike, Yellow-throated Miner, Tree Martin, and the Rainbow Bee-eater.
As dingoes are known to eat the occasional mala, the Wildlife Commission baited the dogs to give the hare-wallaby a better chance.