tree kangaroo

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Synonyms for tree kangaroo

arboreal wallabies of New Guinea and northern Australia having hind and forelegs of similar length

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The zoo says it knows of no other male tree kangaroo to reach this age anywhere.
Lisa Dabek, Field Conservation Director at Woodland Park Zoo and Director of the zoo's Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program.
This question followed a similar question that singled out the tree kangaroos as a mammal species for protection and conservation during the next 10 years.
The TKCP is an award-winning conservation program based at Roger Williams Park Zoo that is dedicated to saving the Matschie's tree kangaroo from extinction.
But tree kangaroos move like monkeys through the treetops, looking for leaves to munch.
Whether literally going out on a limb to capture an "extinct" bat, nearly getting killed when a hostile group identifies him as a member of the hated "wildlife" clan, or solving the mystery of a tree kangaroo with a white man's face, Flannery combines diligent science, heart-pounding adventure, and a respect for ancient cultures to create a compelling tale.
Species such as tree kangaroos, narwhals and Irrawaddy dolphins are now closer to extinction, say WWF scientists who helped compile the list and work around the world to save endangered species and habitats.
Star attractions in the area include the bird of paradise and the tree kangaroo.
Lisa Dabek, Director of Conservation and Research at Roger Williams Park Zoo, works village by village in Papua New Guinea, persuading landowners to set aside parts of the hunting lands for conservation so that the endangered Matchie's tree kangaroo can survive.
johnstoni), Lumholtz's tree kangaroo (Dendrolagus lumholtzi), and Bennett's tree kangaroo (D.
This species of tree kangaroo is a little different from the others.
Winners included a Rhode Islander who works to save an endangered species of tree kangaroo half-way around the world, a Missourian's drive to bring nature to urbanites, and two Virginia radio talk show hosts whose unique program brings businesses and environmentalists together to find solutions to conservation challenges.
The team recorded a golden-mantle tree kangaroo, which was believed to have been hunted almost to extinction.
The tree kangaroo is one of the species that will be protected in the preserve.
The team recorded a golden mantle tree kangaroo, which was believed to have been hunted almost to extinction.