Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A brush-kangaroo or whallabee; an ordinary kangaroo of the genus Halmaturus, such as H. thetidis and related species. See cut under Halmaturus.
- n. Any of several Thylogale species which are smaller relatives of the kangaroo and wallaby the smallest members of the macropod family, Macropodidae.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) Any of several small reddish-brown wallabies of scrubby areas of Australia and New Guinea, especially those belonging to the genus Thylogale; a paddymelon. See wallaby
- n. small reddish-brown wallabies of scrubby areas of Australia and New Guinea
“The term pademelon varies regionally in its application but may be taken to be a small wallaby.”
“ Her mate would normally have done the hunting then, bringing whole birds or a pademelon or the bloody haunch of a kangaroo to the lair.”
“It has not yet been determined by baraminologists whether kangaroos form a holobaramin with the wallaby, tree-kangaroo, wallaroo, pademelon and quokka, or if all these species are in fact apobaraminic or polybaraminic.”
“Her mate would normally have done the hunting then, bringing whole birds or a pademelon or the bloody haunch of a kangaroo to the lair.”
“The dusky pademelon (Thylogale bruinji) and New Guinea quoll (Dasyurus albopunctatus) are considered vulnerable.”
“The Moluccan mouse-eared bat (Myotis stalkeri) is endangered, whereas the dusky pademelon (Thylogale bruinii), and brown-bearded sheathtail bat (Taphozous achates) are considered vulnerable.”
“The dusky pademelon is the only macropodid (kangaroo) found in the Banda Sea islands (Kai), although it is also found in the Aru Islands and the Trans Fly of New Guinea.”
“Red-legged pademelon (Thylogale stigmatica), Australia.”
“The Tasmanian pademelon was once found on mainland Australia but was eradicated due to loss of habitat and overhunting for meat and pelts.”
“Three of these species, the Papuan planigale (Planigale novaeguineae), the bronze quoll (Dasyurus spartacus), and the dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii) are considered vulnerable.”
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Critters observed by me in and around Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Native wildlife only.
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endemic species of terra australis
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Names of some of our non-placental animal friends
Kangaroos and other marsupials.
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