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Marsupial genera, Halmaturus and Perameles, have species found in New
We have a specimen of the Halmaturus in the British Museum, from the Leyden collection, but like many of the specimens in that collection, where the zoological specimens are made subservient to the anatomical predilections of the conservator, it has no skull, and false claws, which renders it impossible for me to define its characters.
Macropus, Halmaturus, Hypsiprymnus, and Hydromys, appear to be common to all parts of the continent, and also to Van Diemen's Land.
The Brush kangaroo (_Macropus [Halmaturus] Bennettii_, Waterh.) is universally distributed over Tasmania, and in some localities was formerly very numerous indeed, but the war of extermination constantly waged at all seasons against this species, for the sake of its skin, has, in many places, entirely destroyed it, and rendered it scarce everywhere.
The Wallaby (_Macropus [Halmaturus] Billardieri_, Desm.) is the smallest species of kangaroo, and inhabits thickets; and although described by
They returned with only a red wallabi (Halmaturus agilis) and a spoonbill.
The red wallabi (Halmaturus agilis, GOULD) was very numerous along the gullies of the river: and we started a flock of red foresters (Osphranter
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