Potorous


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Noun1.Potorous - potoroosPotorous - potoroos        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
potoroo - Australian rat kangaroos
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Not only are the genre of the inscription and the type of object unparalleled in the Hieroglyphic Luwian corpus, but the casts of the eight sides of the prism turned up in a box at the British Museum labeled "Potoroo skull Tasmanian rat-kangaroo Potorous Tridactylus"
Using the computer program, VORTEX, to simulate genetic, demographic, environmental, and random events, workshop participants: (1) examined the status of data on six threatened species (mountain pygmy-possum, Burramys parvus; leadbeater's possum, Gymnobelideus leadbeateri; eastern barred bandicoot, Perameles gunnii; long-footed potorroo, Potorous longipes; orange-bellied parrot, Neophema chrysogaster, and helmeted honeyeater, Lichenostomus melanops cassidix); (2) simulated their vulnerability to extinction; (3) examined outcomes of management options to restore the species; (4) estimated population targets needed for recovery planning; and (5) evaluated the potential of PVA as a teaching aid to illustrate extinction processes and management options.