macropod


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macropod

members of the family Macropodidae; includes kangaroo, wallaby.
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I contacted Bryan, and he put me in touch with macropod zoologist, Graeme Coulson at the University of Melbourne, who, together with colleagues, was experimenting with non-lethal methods of macropod control.
Previous research has suggested that macropod microbiomes might possess unique protozoa, bacteria and archaea (single-celled organisms in the Archaea taxonomic domain).
They are the most common macropod species in Tropical coastal Australia.
Continuing his studies at Monash University and then the University of New South Wales, he reverted to his original love of Earth Science, and was awarded his Master of Science, followed by a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) for his investigations into macropods and their evolution.
PAST MASTER: Volume Products' Mark Partridge with the firm's first major product, the Macropod
4) The program has been developed by the Qld Macropod and Wild Game Harvesters Association with the Qld Dept of Employment and Training and the Rural Industry Training and Extension Association.
It's also marred by factual errors (the musky rat-kangaroo is the world's smallest macropod, not marsupial), spelling mistakes (Rwanda's Nyungwe National Park is misspelled Nwungwe) and other inaccuracies (why use the horrible and misleading 'koala bears'?
After eight years of sitting as the conservation representative of the Queensland Macropod Management Committee, I know that the commercial killing of kangaroos is not clean, it's not green and it's not healthy.
But here's the kicker: Before this month, you could get this cuddly reddish brown macropod with oversized feet only in Australia.
In Australia, the parasite is believed to be maintained in two different cycles of transmission: a domestic cycle principally between sheep and dogs, and a wildlife cycle involving mainly macropod marsupials and dingos (Kumaratilake and Thompson 1982).
Contract awarded for annually the macropod management unit conducts aerial surveys throughout queensland to estimate the population size of commercially harvested macropods.
He added that it would be a tragedy if the small cousins of the kangaroo would join the seven macropod species -- marsupials with large feet and powerful hind feet -- listed as extinct.