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A marsupial—Macropus eugeniiwhich—may be an ideal model for studying mammalian development, given that after 28 days of embryologic development, the fetus is accessible from the marsupium—pouch—and can be observed for the remaining 180 days of development

wallaby

kangaroo-like creatures of small size, some of them in the same genus (Macropus) as the kangaroos, others in related genera Dendrolagus, Petrogale, Onychogalea, Lagorchestes, Lagostrophus. There are many types including rock, swamp, Tammar, hare and nail-tailed wallabies.
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That is the little consolation the Wallabies can take away from a 14th consecutive Bledisloe Cup series defeat in which they were comprehensively outgunned in every department.
Former Newcastle Falcons star Wilkinson retired before Toulon pressed on to an unprecedented third successive European crown, with Giteau and Mitchell since drafted back into the Wallabies set-up.
McKenzie, a World Cup winner with the Wallabies in 1991, was part of the Australia coaching staff under Eddie Jones before taking over as head coach of the NSW Waratahs, Stade Francais and the Reds.
They were unfortunate to lose to France in the Rugby World Cup semi-final, after playing with 14 men for most of the game, and they were certainly difficult opponents for the Wallabies in the bronze final.
However Lote Tuqiri scored against the run of play for the only try of the first half, giving the Wallabies a 5-3 halftime lead.
Eales believes the Wallabies back line of George Gregan, Stirling Mortlock and Matt Giteau, which is more experienced than the side he lead to victory in 1999, will be the decisive factor.
All Blacks skipper Richie McCawsaid: "We had them on the ropes at half-time but we all know the Wallabies never lie down.
Dwyer accused Jenkins of "disrespecting" the Wallabies while the Australian media has written off the Wales line-up as the B team.
You will not find snakes, deer, foxes or badgers there, and as a result other small mammals, including the wallabies, positively thrive.
Francois Pienaar was captain of the RWC '95 championship team while John Eales captained the Wallabies to the World Cup in RWC '99.