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quokka

noun [C] uk   /ˈkwɒk.ə/ us    /ˈkwɑː.kə/
a small wallaby (= an animal with a long tail and strong legs for jumping with) which in the past existed in great numbers in Western AustraliaWild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
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