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  • noun Plural form of kangaroo.


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  • "It is hoped that eventually, the kangaroos will be administered with the fertility control agent through their food,", the local minister responsible for the trial, John Hargreaves, said in a statement.

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  • The kangaroos were a curious people, resembling small donkeys with crocodile tails, sitting erect on their haunches, and moving about with a waltzing hop, which was both graceful and comical.

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  • Sgt Tuffin said residents in the street were now fearful of stray bullets hitting their houses, cars or livestock as they were unsure if the kangaroos were a deliberate target. | Top Stories

  • More familiar animals were now called kangaroos since the newcomers seemed to think that this would be the native name in Sydney, as it was farther north.

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  • Meawhile, in the land where summer is winter, toilets flush backwards, deer are called "kangaroos," and Tour contenders are called "Cadel," "fixed-gear culture" is now exhibiting itself at shopping malls:

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  • Although most marsupials such as kangaroos and koalas are herbivores, Thylacoleo was something completely different—a fearsome predator with pincer-like front teeth and a slashing front claw on its thumb.

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  • -I laughed at the 'kangaroos' line--and I laughed at the serial killers thoughts what *is* about Wisconsin?

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  • The other seceders from the Socialist Labor Party, called the "kangaroos," united with the Social Democracy of Debs and

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  • He thinks these blacks are a kind of kangaroos, but he isn't sure.

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  • This may be due in part to the fact that the boomerang has continued to be an effective weapon against upright standing prey, such as kangaroos, for several millennia.

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