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Related to Dacelo: laughing jackass
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Noun1.Dacelo - Australasian kingfishersDacelo - Australasian kingfishers    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Dacelo gigas, kookaburra, laughing jackass - Australian kingfisher having a loud cackling cry
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Species Common name Scientific name Status (Victoria) Spot-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus Fragmented, endangered Eastern Quoll Dasyurus viverrinus Regionally extinct (extant in Tasmania) Western Quoll Dasyurus geoffroii Regionally extinct (extant in WA where threatened) Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii Restricted to (could be Tasmania where considered a threatened top predator) Laughing Dacelo novaegineae Widespread, secure Kookaburra Table 3.
Other species recorded were Eastern Grey Kangaroo Macropus giganteus (4 trigger events), Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguinea (1), Flame Robin Petroicaphoenieca and a treecreeper in the same trigger event (1) and a sugar glider near a phascogale nest box (1).