Potorous


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Noun1.Potorous - potoroosPotorous - potoroos        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
potoroo - Australian rat kangaroos
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This arcane ad hoc approach to threatened species management was adopted for the threatened Long-footed Potoroo Potorous longipes, and other threatened species in Victoria 25 years ago (e.
Not only are the genre of the inscription and the type of object unparalleled in the Hieroglyphic Luwian corpus, but the casts of the eight sides of the prism turned up in a box at the British Museum labeled "Potoroo skull Tasmanian rat-kangaroo Potorous Tridactylus"
It is surrounded by a predator-barrier fence and contains a variety of mammals including the eastern barred bandicoot, southern brown bandicoot Isoodon obesulus, long-nosed potoroo Potorous tridactylus, rufous bettong Aepyprymnus rufescens, Tasmanian pademelon, eastern grey kangaroo, swamp wallaby Wallabia bicolor, common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula and eastern quoll Dasyurus viverrinus.