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Origin: From a native name.

(Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of kangaroos belonging to the genus Halmaturus, native of australia and tasmania, especially the smaller species, as the brush kangaroo (H. Bennettii) and the pademelon (H. Thetidis). The wallabies chiefly inhabit the wooded district and bushy plains.

Alternative forms: wallabee, and whallabee.

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Bones found under house

Since you are in Australia, have you considered kangaroo or wallaby? DougB

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by DougB
Tue May 29, 2012 5:18 pm
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Topic: Bones found under house
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Help about Extinct Animals?

http://www.amonline.net.au/mammals/images/collections/200/extinct_wallaby_01.jpg Specimen of a Crescent Nailtail Wallaby specimen, Onychogalea lunata, collected from Western Australia in 1929 when the species was still considered to be common. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/history-architecture/architecture-tour/extinct-giants/images/vu-hist-arch-tour-extinct-giant-img_6172_1.jpg ...

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by sachin
Wed Nov 15, 2006 5:27 pm
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Topic: Help about Extinct Animals?
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