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A large forest-dwelling kangaroo native to Australia.→ forester
- ‘The species is common on mainland Australia, where it is commonly known as the grey kangaroo.’
- ‘If necessary, the grey kangaroo can travel fast, bounding along using only the two hindfeet with the tail held almost horizontally for balance.’
- ‘Eastern grey kangaroos breed throughout the year with the peak births being in summer.’
- ‘Government estimates dating to 1999 put the population of the three main kangaroo species the red, eastern gray and western gray kangaroos at about 30 million.’
- ‘The eastern grey kangaroo spends most of the day resting under a shady tree, only moving out to feed from dusk to dawn.’
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