Definition of rock wallaby in English:

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rock wallaby


An agile Australian wallaby that lives among cliffs and rocks, having feet with thick pads and fringes of stiff hair.
  • Genus Petrogale, family Macropodidae: several species
Example sentences
  • A hundred years ago, the brush-tailed rock wallaby was widespread and abundant throughout southeastern Australia.
  • Most of the national parks are far too small to protect biodiversity, let alone to allow threatened species such as the rock wallaby to survive.
  • With that news, came excitement from wildlife conservationists keen to protect the yellow footed rock wallaby.
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