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any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail

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Overall, both reports found comparable weights and density of bones, with this analysis extending the faunal collection recording a total of 18 species, including the Grey Kangaroo and Tasmanian Emu.
The four-year-old eastern grey kangaroo rolled Len Richards on to his side and raised the alarm.
However, a western grey kangaroo, which is blind in one eye, came to the rescue by knocking on the farmhouse doors three times before leading the farmer's wife to her injured husband lying under a tree about 200 meters away, the newspaper reported.
However a research trial is currently underway into the use of a fertility control vaccine as a potential non-lethal approach to eastern grey kangaroo management.
These include investigating Chlamydia and Beak and Feather Disease circovirus infections in psittacines, botulism in waterbirds, reviewing Eastern Grey Kangaroo and Southern Brown Bandicoot investigations and undertaking disease risk assessments.
Skippy was a female Eastern Grey Kangaroo and she was a star.
Not only could Skippy understand humans, but this female eastern grey kangaroo could communicate back with her trademark 'tchk tchk tchk' noise.
Harold, the Western grey kangaroo, is one of just three luckless lonelies at the award-winning Dudley Zoo in search of a February 14 admirer.
So the grey kangaroo was chased right across the desert in the western side through the basin into the salt water.
Lulu, a four-year-old eastern grey kangaroo, raised the alarm after Len Richards was knocked cold by a falling tree branch on his cattle ranch 112 miles east of Melbourne, last September.
Vet Michael Lynch shot the eastern grey kangaroo with a tranquilliser gun in a park on the outskirts of Melbourne.
The management approach is similar to the 2010 Kangaroo Management Plan, which has been guiding kangaroo management decisions in the ACT for many years, but focuses only on the Eastern Grey Kangaroo.