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kangaroo

kangaroo Sentence Examples

  • In the case of the great grey kangaroo, for instance, the period of gestation is less than forty days, and the newly-born embryo, which is blind, naked, and unable to use its bud-like limbs, is little more than an inch in length.

  • The same deposits have also yielded remains of extinct types of kangaroo, some of gigantic size, constituting the genera Sthenurus, Procoptodon and Palorchestes.

  • Kangaroo Island, at the entrance of St Vincent Gulf, is one of the largest islands on the Australian coast, measuring 80 m.

  • The kangaroo (Macro pus) lives in droves in the open grassy plains.

  • The kangaroo and most of its congeners show an extraordinary disproportion of the hind limbs to the fore part of the body.

  • The rock wallabies again have short tarsi of the hind legs, with a long pliable tail for climbing, like that of the tree kangaroo of New Guinea, or that of the jerboa.

  • Fossil bones of extinct kangaroo species are met with; these kangaroos must have been of enormous size, twice or thrice that of any species now living.

  • One species can utter a cry when pained or alarmed, and the tall-standing frilled lizard can lift its forelegs, and squat or hop like a kangaroo.

  • The waratah or native tulip, the magnificent flowering head of which, with the kangaroo, is symbolic of the country, is one of the Proteaceae.

  • Their nets, made by women, either of the tendons of animals or the fibres of plants, will catch and hold the kangaroo or the emu, or the very large fish of Australian rivers.

  • Of the Dutch discoverers, Pelsaert was the only one who made any detailed observations of the character of the country inland, and it may here be remarked that his journal contains the first notice and description of the kangaroo that has come down to us.

  • The reference is, of course, to the kangaroo, which Pelsaert had also remarked and quaintly described some sixty years previously.

  • See Kangaroo.

  • The best-known species, Lumholtz' tree kangaroo (Dendrolagus lumholtzi), is found in North Queensland.

  • The liver-fluke (Distomum hepaticum) unlike most Trematodes flourishes in a wide range of hosts and infects man, horse, deer, oxen, sheep, pig, rabbit and kangaroo.

  • Some of its characteristic mammals and birds are the long-eared desert fox, four-toed kangaroo rats, Sonoran pocket mice, big-eared and tiny white-haired bats, road runner, cactus wren, canyon wren, desert thrashers, hooded oriole, black-throated desert sparrow, Texas night-hawk and Gambels quail.

  • The sorts used for carriage aprons, coat linings and the outside of motor coats include: blue kangaroo, bush kangaroo, bridled kangaroo, wallaroo, yellow kangaroo, rock wallaby, swamp wallaby and short-tailed wallaby.

  • Value, kangaroo 9d.

  • - See Kangaroo, above.

  • The chief suburbs are Kangaroo Point, Fortitude Valley, New Farm, Red Hill, Paddington, Milton, Toowong, Breakfast Creek, Bulimba, Woolloongabba, Highgate Hill and Indooroopilly.

  • - The Great Grey Kangaroo (Macropus giganteus).

  • During the early period of their sojourn in the pouch, the blind, naked, helpless young creatures (which in the great kangaroo scarcely exceed an inch in length) are attached by their mouths to the nipple of the mother, and are fed by milk injected into their stomach by the contraction of the muscle covering the mammary gland.

  • - Skeleton of right hindfoot of Kangaroo.

  • Among these, the great grey kangaroo (M.

  • The great red kangaroo (M.

  • Characteristic forms of the Upper Sonoran zone are the burrowing owl, Nevada sage-thrush, sagethrasher and special species of orioles, kangaroo rats, mice, rabbits and squirrels.

  • Its animal life is in the main distinguished in species only from that of the Upper Sonoran belt, including among birds, the desert sparrow, desert thrasher, mocking-bird, hooded oriole; and among mammals small nocturnal species of kangaroo rats, pocket mice, mice and bats.

  • They had clothing of skins rudely stitched together with bark thread, and they were decorated with simple necklaces of kangaroo teeth, shells and berries.

  • Themeda Forskalii, which occurs from the Mediterranean region to South Africa and Tasmania, is the kangaroo grass of Australia, where, as in South Africa, it often covers wide tracts.

  • In the herbivorous modification, as seen in three distinct phases in the horse, the kangaroo, and in ruminants, the incisors are generally well developed in one or both jaws, and have a nipping action, either against one another or against a toothless hard pad in the upper jaw; while the canines are usually small or absent, at least in the upper jaw, but in the lower jaw may be approximated and assimilated to the incisors.

  • The Marsupials include the Macro pus or kangaroo; the opossums, Phalangista vulpina and P. Cookii; the opossum-mouse, Dromicia nana; Perameles or bandicoot; Hypsiprymnus or kangaroo rat; Phascolomys or wombat; while of Monotremata there are the Echidna or porcupine ant-eater and the duck-billed platypus.

  • Apart from the duck and her two ducklings there is also a kangaroo and then a blue footed booby.

  • You kangaroo hop across Vauxhall Bridge in shrieking first gear, smooth as taking a suburban cul-de-sac full of sleeping policemen at 70 mph.

  • The Desert Rat Kangaroo is missing, presumed extinct.

  • grown accustomed to kangaroo stews.

  • Alternative Cuisine Oh, Bring A fully grown Kangaroo My Recipe Needs Some!

  • Kangaroo babies were less likely to get hypothermia than those in conventional care.

  • It was here than I finally saw a living kangaroo.

  • Excellent ales are complimented by good well priced food with an Australian feel including kangaroo.

  • A Widow n Like Alice What does a kangaroo eat for breakfast?

  • We had a small gray kangaroo snacking in our top house paddock most of the afternoon.

  • The red kangaroo is the most recently evolved kangaroo.

  • Read the story I love you blue kangaroo by Emma Chichester Clark.

  • They qualify for the 1999 European kangaroo on Friday 19th March.

  • kangaroo meat a safer bet, The Guardian, 19 March 2001 28.

  • Notes for Editors: Images of kangaroos and kangaroo shooting are available from Viva!

  • kangaroo court in the morning.

  • kangaroo leather.

  • kangaroo skin prices the entire industry would be at risk " .

  • kangaroo industry is lying.

  • I managed to hop inside the pouch of a kangaroo and snuggled down with Joey, a baby kangaroo.

  • A bit like the tree kangaroo, Pleo seems like a pet.

  • Alvin Re: Mondeo kangaroo - Andy Tue 2 Oct 01 21:55 Alvin.

  • It is the largest marsupial in the world. · The Kangaroo moves by hopping on its powerful hind legs.

  • I have never seen a rhinoceros or kangaroo on the A9.

  • Even Blue Kangaroo gets a pink ribbon to wear.

  • The whole kangaroo subplot, Jack performing on-screen, mostly eating out of the red jacket, just doesn't cut it.

  • I think it's been life enhancing and I shall definitely remember eating a squelching kangaroo testicle.

  • Use an arm for an elephant trunk, jump like a kangaroo.

  • Webster's revised unabridged Dictionary asserts that the word is a combination of Jack + kangaroo.

  • wallabyalia Holidays Simpsons Gap At Simpsons Gap there is opportunity to see rock wallabies which are the smaller cousin of the kangaroo.

  • The name for a baby wallaby, kangaroo or possum is a Joey.

  • What do you get if you cross a zebra with a kangaroo?

  • In the case of the great grey kangaroo, for instance, the period of gestation is less than forty days, and the newly-born embryo, which is blind, naked, and unable to use its bud-like limbs, is little more than an inch in length.

  • An equally brief notice must suffice of the kangaroo tribe or Macropodidae, since these receive a special notice elsewhere.

  • Then come the rat-kangaroos, or kangaroo-rats, constituting the sub-family Potoroinae; while the tree-kangaroos (Dendrolagus), rock-wallabie's (Petrogale), and wallabies and kangaroos (Macropus) form the Macropodinae (see Kangaroo).

  • The same deposits have also yielded remains of extinct types of kangaroo, some of gigantic size, constituting the genera Sthenurus, Procoptodon and Palorchestes.

  • Kangaroo Island, at the entrance of St Vincent Gulf, is one of the largest islands on the Australian coast, measuring 80 m.

  • The kangaroo (Macro pus) lives in droves in the open grassy plains.

  • The kangaroo and most of its congeners show an extraordinary disproportion of the hind limbs to the fore part of the body.

  • The rock wallabies again have short tarsi of the hind legs, with a long pliable tail for climbing, like that of the tree kangaroo of New Guinea, or that of the jerboa.

  • Fossil bones of extinct kangaroo species are met with; these kangaroos must have been of enormous size, twice or thrice that of any species now living.

  • One species can utter a cry when pained or alarmed, and the tall-standing frilled lizard can lift its forelegs, and squat or hop like a kangaroo.

  • The waratah or native tulip, the magnificent flowering head of which, with the kangaroo, is symbolic of the country, is one of the Proteaceae.

  • Their nets, made by women, either of the tendons of animals or the fibres of plants, will catch and hold the kangaroo or the emu, or the very large fish of Australian rivers.

  • Of the Dutch discoverers, Pelsaert was the only one who made any detailed observations of the character of the country inland, and it may here be remarked that his journal contains the first notice and description of the kangaroo that has come down to us.

  • The reference is, of course, to the kangaroo, which Pelsaert had also remarked and quaintly described some sixty years previously.

  • See Kangaroo.

  • TREE KANGAROO, any individual of the diprotodont marsupial genus Dendrolagus (see MAR5uPIALIA).

  • The best-known species, Lumholtz' tree kangaroo (Dendrolagus lumholtzi), is found in North Queensland.

  • The liver-fluke (Distomum hepaticum) unlike most Trematodes flourishes in a wide range of hosts and infects man, horse, deer, oxen, sheep, pig, rabbit and kangaroo.

  • Among its characteristic mammals and birds are the sage cotton-tail, black-tailed jack-rabbit, Idaho rabbit, Oregon, Utah and Townsends ground squirrels, sage chipmunk, fivetoed kangaroo rats, pocket mice, grasshopper mice, burrowing owl, Brewers sparrow, Nevada sage sparrow, lazuli finch, sage thrasher, Nuttall s poor-will, Bullocks oriole and rough-winged swallow.

  • Some of its characteristic mammals and birds are the long-eared desert fox, four-toed kangaroo rats, Sonoran pocket mice, big-eared and tiny white-haired bats, road runner, cactus wren, canyon wren, desert thrashers, hooded oriole, black-throated desert sparrow, Texas night-hawk and Gambels quail.

  • The sorts used for carriage aprons, coat linings and the outside of motor coats include: blue kangaroo, bush kangaroo, bridled kangaroo, wallaroo, yellow kangaroo, rock wallaby, swamp wallaby and short-tailed wallaby.

  • Value, kangaroo 9d.

  • - See Kangaroo, above.

  • The chief suburbs are Kangaroo Point, Fortitude Valley, New Farm, Red Hill, Paddington, Milton, Toowong, Breakfast Creek, Bulimba, Woolloongabba, Highgate Hill and Indooroopilly.

  • KANGAROO, the universally accepted, though not apparently the native, designation of the more typical representatives of the marsupial family Macropodidae (see Marsupialia).

  • - The Great Grey Kangaroo (Macropus giganteus).

  • During the early period of their sojourn in the pouch, the blind, naked, helpless young creatures (which in the great kangaroo scarcely exceed an inch in length) are attached by their mouths to the nipple of the mother, and are fed by milk injected into their stomach by the contraction of the muscle covering the mammary gland.

  • - Skeleton of right hindfoot of Kangaroo.

  • Among these, the great grey kangaroo (M.

  • The great red kangaroo (M.

  • Characteristic forms of the Upper Sonoran zone are the burrowing owl, Nevada sage-thrush, sagethrasher and special species of orioles, kangaroo rats, mice, rabbits and squirrels.

  • Its animal life is in the main distinguished in species only from that of the Upper Sonoran belt, including among birds, the desert sparrow, desert thrasher, mocking-bird, hooded oriole; and among mammals small nocturnal species of kangaroo rats, pocket mice, mice and bats.

  • They had clothing of skins rudely stitched together with bark thread, and they were decorated with simple necklaces of kangaroo teeth, shells and berries.

  • Themeda Forskalii, which occurs from the Mediterranean region to South Africa and Tasmania, is the kangaroo grass of Australia, where, as in South Africa, it often covers wide tracts.

  • In the herbivorous modification, as seen in three distinct phases in the horse, the kangaroo, and in ruminants, the incisors are generally well developed in one or both jaws, and have a nipping action, either against one another or against a toothless hard pad in the upper jaw; while the canines are usually small or absent, at least in the upper jaw, but in the lower jaw may be approximated and assimilated to the incisors.

  • The Marsupials include the Macro pus or kangaroo; the opossums, Phalangista vulpina and P. Cookii; the opossum-mouse, Dromicia nana; Perameles or bandicoot; Hypsiprymnus or kangaroo rat; Phascolomys or wombat; while of Monotremata there are the Echidna or porcupine ant-eater and the duck-billed platypus.

  • I have never seen a rhinoceros or kangaroo on the A9.

  • Even Blue Kangaroo gets a pink ribbon to wear.

  • The whole kangaroo subplot, Jack performing on-screen, mostly eating out of the red jacket, just doesn't cut it.

  • I think it 's been life enhancing and I shall definitely remember eating a squelching kangaroo testicle.

  • Use an arm for an elephant trunk, jump like a kangaroo.

  • Webster 's Revised Unabridged Dictionary asserts that the word is a combination of Jack + kangaroo.

  • Australia Holidays Simpsons Gap At Simpsons Gap there is opportunity to see rock wallabies which are the smaller cousin of the kangaroo.

  • The name for a baby wallaby, kangaroo or possum is a Joey.

  • What do you get if you cross a zebra with a kangaroo?

  • Johnny Jump Up-Your little one will think he is a kangaroo once he gets going in one of these!

  • Meanwhile, gas stations like Murphy USA and Kangaroo sometimes offer specials, such as $1.00 off a purchase of two packs.

  • However, you also can choose from an ape, panda, elephant, crocodile or kangaroo, as well as some other pets.

  • Some motorcyclists prefer kangaroo leather.

  • In addition, it has a kangaroo pocket in the front.

  • Apparently a roogle is the Australian equivalent of an American jackelope and it's an oddball animal with a kangaroo's bottom torso and a bald eagle's head.

  • Another method, called kangaroo care, entails placing a medically stable, diaper-clad premature infant on a parent's chest for periods of time so that the parent and child are touching skin-to-skin.

  • Feldman, Ruth, et al. "Comparison of Skin-to-Skin (Kangaroo) and Traditional Care: Parenting Outcomes and Preterm Infant Development."

  • The practice of "kangaroo care," first introduced by two South American neonatologists, is a method of skin-to-skin contact to promote parent and infant bonding especially for premature infants.

  • This method involves holding infants dressed only in a diaper and a hat between the mother's bare breasts or against the father's chest, similar to a kangaroo carrying their young.

  • Parents who have experienced kangaroo care have expressed excitement and joy with the practice and many have felt like parents for the first time since their infant's birth.

  • Infants have been observed in a restful sleep state while in the kangaroo position.

  • As well, kangaroo care has been found to promote parent and infant bonding, breastfeeding, and early discharge for premature infants.

  • Kangaroo care is offered to stable babies who are less than 1,500 grams and are breathing on their own.

  • Cardiopulmonary monitoring and oximetry may be continued during kangaroo care.

  • The animal instructions include bear cub, cat, crocodile, elephant, fish, fox, giraffe, kangaroo, mouse, rabbit, snake, spider, turtle and whale.

  • Alice is put on trial, but it's a kangaroo court.

  • According to the report, the beast appears to be a mix between a hairless dog, a rat and a kangaroo, giving rise to speculation that El Chupacabra is the result of genetic experimentation.

  • In chupacabra pictures, the animal appears to be a cross between a reptile, a kangaroo and a dog.

  • It is said that El Chupacabra hops like a kangaroo.

  • Kangaroo leather is another choice for some high-performance cleats.

  • This kangaroo leather shoe also has a comfortable foam insole and powerful outsoles to provide stability and performance.

  • Pajama City also has a huge range and offers some extra fun in the styling with kangaroo pockets, so hands stay nice and warm too.

  • Pajama City also has a number of great footy pajamas, and you can even get kangaroo pockets for extra warmth and fun.

  • Expect details like three-quarter sleeves, kangaroo pockets, and a solid body of jersey knit.

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