Definition of tree kangaroo in English:

tree kangaroo

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  • An agile tree-climbing kangaroo with a long furred tail, and fore- and hindlimbs that are of almost equal length, found in the rainforests of Queensland and New Guinea.
    • Genus Dendrolagus, family Macropodidae: six species
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    • Tree dwelling, leaf-eating species such as the tree kangaroo and the ring-tailed possum were found to be quite resilient.
    • Another highlight of the expedition was the discovery of a population of the golden-mantled tree kangaroo.
    • But imagine what it's like for a tree kangaroo living in the ever-shrinking rainforests of tropical north Queensland.

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