giant kangaroo

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Noun1.giant kangaroo - very large greyish-brown Australian kangaroo formerly abundant in open wooded areasgiant kangaroo - 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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A guy in a giant kangaroo suit was on hand to welcome passengers, along with members of staff dressed as surfers and the obligatory didgeridoo player.
HUMANS arrived in Australia 10,000 years earlier than was previously thought, casting doubt on the theory that they killed off the giant kangaroo and other unique animals, scientists believe.
The giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens) is listed both federally and in the state of California as an endangered species and has been since the 1980s, making its conservation of the utmost importance.
The giant kangaroo rat, the largest species, lives in the San Joaquin Valley of California.
We report surplus-killing of giant kangaroo rats (Dipodomys ingens) by a family of San Joaquin kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica) in the Carrizo Plain National Monument, california, and explore the ecological causes and consequences of this event.
The land they encountered was full of huge plant-eating animals, such as the 6,000-pound rhinoceros wombat and giant kangaroo. Sadly, things would soon change.
BOBBY Davro has apologised for simulating sex in a giant kangaroo costume in front of an audience including children.
Within 5,000 years of human settlement, 90 percent of mammal species larger than a house cat, including the giant kangaroo, had gone extinct.
Giant kangaroo rats live in the desert grasslands of California's Carrizo Plain, where they gather grass seeds by harvesting the plants in a circle around their burrows.
Professor Richard Roberts, said.He said that it was likely that hunting killed off TasmaniaCOs mega-fauna - including the long-muzzled, 120 kilogramme giant kangaroo, a rhinoceros-sized wombat and marsupial CylionsCO which appeared to resemble leopards.Roberts, from the University of Wollongong, south of Sydney, said the idea that climate change could account for the death of the animals was disputed by the fact the area had a very stable climate in the critical time period.C[pounds sterling]Things were very climatically stable in that part of Australia and yet the mega-fauna still managed to go extinct,C[yen] he said.