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tree kangaroo

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noun
  1. any arboreal kangaroo of the genus Dendrolagus, of Queensland, Australia, and New Guinea.
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  • A much more extraordinary creature is the tree-kangaroo, two species of which are known from New Guinea.

    The Malay Archipelago

    Alfred Russell Wallace


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tree kangaroo

noun
  1. any of several arboreal kangaroos of the genus Dendrolagus, of New Guinea and N Australia, having hind and forelegs of a similar length and a long tail
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