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Kangaroo

Informal; a stock in Australia. It especially refers to a stock on the All Ordinaries Index, which is the most prominent index of Australian stocks. The term is most often used by foreigners outside of Australia.
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Ten of the 14 burrows of the Texas kangaroo rat were situated in or along the periphery of the cleared half-hectare homestead and were, therefore, in close proximity.
Systematics of the southern races of Ord's kangaroo rat, Dipodomys ordii.
Kangaroo rats are small, seed-eating mammals that live only in desert regions of the southwestern United States.
The Santa Ana River woollystar is a federally endangered shrub found in similar habitat to the kangaroo rat along the Santa Ana River and its tributaries.
Fire as a management tool for Stephens' kangaroo rat and other small mammal species.
Results of assays for arenavirus RNA in the kidneys of the antibody-positive Nelson's pocket mice and the antibody-positive kangaroo rat were negative.
elator (2) at the ungrazed site concurs with Packard & Roberts (1973) observation that the Texas kangaroo rat and hispid cotton rat rarely co-occur.
When a kangaroo rat does have to venture out, its ears and tail give off heat like radiators.
The kangaroo rat, which lives in the desert of southeastern Arizona, is so good at conserving water that it doesn't have to drink at all.
Providing a home for the endangered San Bernardino kangaroo rat has turned out to be a moneymaker, too.
Guo Q (1996) Effects of bannertail kangaroo rat mounds on small-scale plant community structure.
He believes future life will also include fish that can fly and snails that can hop across the desert like a kangaroo rat.