One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A brightly marked Australian wallaby with white stripes on the cheeks, hips, and behind the arms, and a small horny nail at the end of its long, slender tail.
Genus Onychogalea, family Macropodidae: three species
- ‘The rare bridled nailtail wallaby, once thought to be extinct, is making a resurgence in Queensland thanks to the efforts of private citizens, government and industry.’
- ‘As in several other genera of native mammals, the nailtail wallabies are represented by a southwestern, an eastern-south eastern, and a tropical northern species.’
- ‘This last remaining wild population of bridled nailtail wallabies fell to fewer than 500 individuals in the mid-1990s during a protracted drought.’
- ‘We found that bridled nailtail wallabies had one of the highest levels of heterozygosity and allelic diversity recorded for any marsupial.’
- ‘If conditions are suitable in the wild, bridled nailtail wallabies can raise up to three young per year and mate continuously throughout the year.’
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