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tree kangaroo

noun
1.
any arboreal kangaroo of the genus Dendrolagus, of Queensland, Australia, and New Guinea.
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  • Not long after we came up with a tree kangaroo, to which we gave chase.

    In the Eastern Seas W.H.G. Kingston
  • I then remembered reading of a tree kangaroo which is supplied with powerful claws on the fore-feet.

    In the Eastern Seas W.H.G. Kingston
  • The hunters soon returned, bringing with them a tree kangaroo and a cuscus, with several large bats.

    In the Eastern Seas W.H.G. Kingston
  • The tree kangaroo, in general appearance, much resembles the common kangaroo, having many of that animal's peculiarities.

British Dictionary definitions for tree kangaroo

tree kangaroo

noun
1.
any of several arboreal kangaroos of the genus Dendrolagus, of New Guinea and N Australia, having hind and forelegs of a similar length and a long tail
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