from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of Papuan kangaroos.


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  • Three species are listed as threatened (VU or higher) by IUCN: black dorcopsis (Dorcopsis atrata), St. Aignan's trumpet-eared bat (Kerivoula agnella), and Tate's triok (Dactylopsila tatei).

    Trobriand Islands rain forests

  • Goodenough Island contains an endemic bat (Dobsonia pannietensis) and an endemic forest wallaby, the black dorcopsis (Dorcopsis atrata).

    Trobriand Islands rain forests

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