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Noun1.Petrogale - rock wallabiesPetrogale - rock wallabies      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Macropodidae, Macropodidae - kangaroos; wallabies
rock kangaroo, rock wallaby - slender long-legged Australian wallabies living in caves and rocky areas
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Although several kuka irititja species have been targeted for conservation, foremost among these was the black-footed Rock Wallaby (Petrogale lateris), known as warn in Pitjantjatjara (often spelt warm).
As the authors claim, this kind of unique teeth replacement system, which occurs also only in the species of the manatee genus Trichechus and in the pygmy rock-wallaby Petrogale concinna, is a convergent mechanism which combines specific dental traits, as dental mesial drift, delayed eruption and the occurrence of supernumerary molars.
Genetic diversity in remnant mainland and "pristine" island populations of three endemic Australian macropodids (Marsupialia): Macropus eugenii, Lagorchestes hirsutus and Petrogale lateralis.
fieldi, Isoodon auratus, Dasycercus sp.), rocky gorge habitats (Zyzomys spp., Dasyurus hallucatus, Petrogale spp., Trichosurus vulpecula) and areas of cracking clays (Planigale ingrami).
As well as large Antilopine Kangaroos (Macropus antilopinus), the surrounding rock country was home to the Black Wallaroo (Macropus bernadus), the Short-eared Rock Wallaby (Petrogale brachyotis), and the Nabarlek (Peradorcus concinna).
The most successful species recovery programs incorporate many components; the work being done with yellow-footed rock wallabies (Petrogale xanthopus xanthopus) involves three of the most important ones: collaboration, conservation, and community involvement.
Several medium-sized mammals have been extirpated from the park in the twentieth century, including the red hare wallaby (Lagorchestes hirsutus), the short-nosed digging rat kangaroo (Bettongia lesueur)--both of them considered rare species--as well as the brush-tailed possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) and the blackfooted rock wallaby (Petrogale lateralis).