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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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The zoo's senior veterinarian, Larry Vogelnest added: "As with all wildlife brought into our care, our hope is that the wallaby will be able to be released back into the wild.
A TransPennine Express train travelling from Manchester to Middlesbrough was delayed after an escaped wallaby ended up on the railway line PETER BYRNE
Postman Jonny Haigh, 44, of Slaithwaite, who helped capture Our Betty three years ago, said he was pretty sure it was the same wallaby.
Tour company operator Brian Readman said he had never seen a wallaby in the water before - but it was lucky to be alive.
Skip forward 39 years, and we had a similar incident when Kirsten Foster-Alexander, 45, a sister at St David's Hospice in Llandudno, spotted two-year-old wallaby Joey in Oak Drive, Colwyn Bay.
The tammar wallaby sequencing project has provided us with many possibilities for understanding how marsupials are so different to us," the Telehraph quoted Professor Marilyn Renfree, from the University of Melbourne, who was one of the lead researchers on the project, as saying.
But now he's eight months old, he is being introduced to the other marsupials at the Wallaby Walkabout.
The mother wallaby was catapulted into the limelight last year when she produced the first albino wallaby to be born on the island and only the fourth to be born in captivity in the world.
The Theuses left Xander, a 45-pound, 16-month-old wallaby, alone in his pen on Thursday between 11 a.
In essence it manages, like the fireball and the wallaby, to be at once natural and strange.
The Boks crossed the Wallaby line in the 51st minute with lateral running by Pretorius who fired a pass to speedster Bryan Habana in space.
On behalf of the Waterfall Springs Sanctuary at Kulnura near Gosford, the ACF Central Coast Branch is asking for support and active help for the sanctuary, which is concerned that their endangered wallaby breeding program will fail unless more volunteers step forward to assist.