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A wallaby with a very long slender tail and a distinctive white facial stripe, native to woodlands of NE Australia.Also called pretty-face wallaby
- ‘The only negative effect of the whiptail wallaby on humans is that in developed areas the wallaby may be intrusive.’
- ‘On your walks, keep your eyes open for whiptail wallabies and wonga pigeons.’
- ‘Other species like the grey kangaroo, the wallaroo, the parma wallaby, the whiptail wallaby, the brush-tailed wallaby and the red-necked pademelon live in other parts of Australia.’
- ‘The whiptail wallaby is the most social of all marsupials.’
- ‘During hot weather, whiptail wallabies feed in the early morning and late afternoon, resting in the shade during the hot midday.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.