giant kangaroo


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Noun1.giant kangaroo - very large greyish-brown Australian kangaroo formerly abundant in open wooded areasgiant kangaroo - very large greyish-brown Australian kangaroo formerly abundant in open wooded areas
kangaroo - any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail
genus Macropus, Macropus - type genus of the family Macropodidae: typical kangaroos and wallabies
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The Environmental Groups assert that the Panoche Valley has the last intact, but unprotected, grasslands in the San Joaquin Valley and is home to many rare and endangered species including the giant kangaroo rat, the San Joaquin kit fox, and the blunt-nosed leopard lizard.
HUMANS arrived in Australia 10,000 years earlier than was previously thought, casting doubt on the theory that they killed off the giant kangaroo and other unique animals, scientists believe.
The giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens) is listed both federally and in the state of California as an endangered species and has been since the 1980s, making its conservation of the utmost importance.
The giant kangaroo rat, the largest species, lives in the San Joaquin Valley of California.
We report surplus-killing of giant kangaroo rats (Dipodomys ingens) by a family of San Joaquin kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica) in the Carrizo Plain National Monument, california, and explore the ecological causes and consequences of this event.
The land they encountered was full of huge plant-eating animals, such as the 6,000-pound rhinoceros wombat and giant kangaroo.
BOBBY Davro has apologised for simulating sex in a giant kangaroo costume in front of an audience including children.
Within 5,000 years of human settlement, 90 percent of mammal species larger than a house cat, including the giant kangaroo, had gone extinct.
Giant kangaroo rats live in the desert grasslands of California's Carrizo Plain, where they gather grass seeds by harvesting the plants in a circle around their burrows.
The chance discovery of the remains of a prehistoric giant kangaroo has cast doubts on the long-held view that climate change drove it and other mega-fauna to extinction, a new study reveals.
When the ROM's Corythosaurus was mounted in 1932 at the entrance to the dinosaur gallery, this hadrosaur stood on its hind legs like a giant kangaroo, with its head almost touching the 17-foot (5-metre) ceiling and its tail drooping along the ground.
The Melbourne Age's back page is entirely taken up by a huge cartoon of a crumpled and downcast Ponting with a giant kangaroo on his back and the headline: DON'T BLAME ME IF WE LOSE.