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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 275 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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WALLABY, a native name, used in literature for any member of a section of the zoological genus Macro pus, with naked muffle, frequenting forests and dense scrubs. With respect to their size they are distinguished as large wallabies and small wallabies, some of the latter being no bigger than a rabbit. From the localities in which they are found they are also called brush kangaroos. See KANGAROO.
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