boongary

boongary

(ˈbuːŋɡærɪ)
n
a tree kangaroo, Dendrolagus lumholtzi, of northeastern Queensland
[from a native Australian language]
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Glauert's successor at the WA Museum, WDL Ride, continued the use of these names and attempted to popularise Aboriginal names for such other species as Karrabul, Boongary, Tcharibeena, Bobuck, Mongan, Toolah, Wintarro, Yallara, Kowari, Mulgara and Kultarr (Ride 1970).