Definition of whiptail wallaby in English:

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whiptail wallaby

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A wallaby with a very long slender tail and a distinctive white facial stripe, native to woodlands of NE Australia. Also called pretty-face wallaby.
  • Macropus parryi, family Macropodidae.
Example sentences
  • The only negative effect of the whiptail wallaby on humans is that in developed areas the wallaby may be intrusive.
  • On your walks, keep your eyes open for whiptail wallabies and wonga pigeons.
  • The whiptail wallaby is the most social of all marsupials.

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