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A revised assessment of the kangaroo-sized Chilesaurus diegosuarezi , reported in the journal Biology Letters, bolsters a theory unveiled earlier this year that threatens to upend a long-standing classification of all dinosaurs…
High-wire acts, kangaroos and reptiles Many acts are booked around the grounds, with most of those performances several times daily.
One lineage produced the marsupials, such as kangaroos and opossums, which finish development in a pouch.
But Australia's roughly 450 species are quite different from the ones elsewhere, having evolved mostly to feed on the waste of kangaroos and other marsupials, as well as birds, carrion and more.
Over the years, the Bordens have cremated iguanas, kangaroos, alpacas, deer, parakeets, squirrels, dogs, cats, goldfish, miniature ponies and more.
Stopping for dead kangaroos offers a somewhat gloomy respite from the boredom.
Wallaby features a kangaroo on its containers and says it is Australian-style yogurt.
The other baby kangaroos stay out of the limelight in the house adjacent to the gallery.
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Origin and Etymology of kangaroo
First Known Use: 1770See Words from the same year
Financial Definition of KANGAROO
What It Is
Kangaroos are slang for Australian stocks.
How It Works
For example, if Company XYZ is an Australian company whose stock trades on the Sydney exchange, it is a kangaroo.
Why It Matters
Kangaroos are a popular feature of the Australian outback, and the animal has come to symbolize members of the Australian financial scene.
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