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- n. Any of several Australian dasyurid marsupials, of the genus Phascogale, the males of which die shortly after mating
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of small insectivorous and carnivorous marsupial mammals of the family Dasyuridæ, inhabiting the whole of the Australian region.
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- n. pouched mice
Also, looking closely at the origins of the druids name (Myszowór in the original)one can find an interesting little animal (the phascogale tapoatafa).
Other species with notable disjunct distributions on the Pellew Islands include the canefield rat (Rattus sordidus) (the only known occurrence in the Northern Territory), the vulnerable Carpentarian pseudantechinus (Pseudantechinus mimulus), brush-tailed phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa) and northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus).
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