Macropus giganteus

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Noun1.Macropus giganteus - very large greyish-brown Australian kangaroo formerly abundant in open wooded areasMacropus giganteus - 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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It should be noted, however, that Black Wallaby Wallabia bicolor and Eastern Grey Kangaroo Macropus giganteus were both recorded in Corhanwarrabul Wetlands, the southernmost reserve in Dandenong Valley parklands.
However a research trial is currently underway into the use of a fertility control vaccine as a potential non-lethal approach to eastern grey kangaroo management.
eastern grey kangaroo Macropus giganteus and Tasmanian pademelon Thylogale billardierii).
Australian police have been given the run around by a three-year-old eastern grey kangaroo in Melbourne.
When an eastern grey kangaroo is born, it weighs less than a 1p piece (Secrets of Our Living Planet) 4.
Skippy was a female Eastern Grey Kangaroo and she was a star.
Not only could Skippy understand humans, but this female eastern grey kangaroo could communicate back with her trademark 'tchk tchk tchk' noise.
The four-year-old eastern grey kangaroo rolled Len Richards on to his side and raised the alarm.
37 * P = poly-unsaturated fatty acids, S = saturated fatty acids Source: Sinclair et al 1982 Table 2 Fatty acid composition and lipid content of a range of animal foods in Aboriginal Australia Fatty acids as percentage of total fatty acids Animal food (muscle) Saturated Mono-unsaturated Southeastern Australia Eastern grey kangaroo 31.
Carrion, mostly eastern grey kangaroo and sheep, was the main food group, most likely reflecting its availability.

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