family Macropodidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Macropodidae - kangaroosfamily Macropodidae - kangaroos; wallabies      
mammal family - a family of mammals
Marsupialia, order Marsupialia - coextensive with the subclass Metatheria
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
genus Onychogalea, Onychogalea - a genus of Macropodidae
genus Petrogale, Petrogale - rock wallabies
Dendrolagus, genus Dendrolagus - tree wallabies
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In list a, animals inherently dangerous for which liability insurance is required, this entry is encountered: "Order Marsupialia: Family Macropodidae: Genus Macropus (Kangaroos)--All species." Thus, any animal species contained within the genus Macropus is presumed dangerous as a matter of law, since the statute's wording clearly embraces all members of this taxon.