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Mammals found in Australasia

dingo

noun

a wild dog that lives in Australia

duckbilled platypus

noun

a small furry Australian animal with a wide flat beak and tail. It lays eggs and feeds milk to its young.

echidna

noun

a small Australian animal that eats ants and other insects

kangaroo

noun

a large Australian animal that moves by jumping, has strong back legs, and carries its baby in a pouch (=pocket on the front of its body)

koala

noun

an Australian animal with grey fur, large ears, and no tail. Koalas live in trees and eat eucalyptus leaves.

platypus

noun

a small furry Australian animal with a flat beak like a duck and webbed feet for swimming

roo

noun

a kangaroo

wallaby

noun

an animal like a small kangaroo that lives mainly in Australia

wombat

noun

an Australian animal that is similar to a small bear. A female wombat has a pouch on the outside of her stomach in which she carries her babies after they are born.

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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