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Monday, October 24, 2011

Pademelon



Beauty Of Animal | Pademelon |  pademelon any of the seven species of small marsupials Thylogale race. And are commonly found in forests. Pademelons is the smallest of the macropods. The name is a corruption badimaliyan, from Native Dharuk Port Jackson (Sydney region).
Pademelons, wallabies, and kangaroos are very similar in the structure of the body, and the names only refer to three different size groups. Originally wallabies were divided into small and large wallabies, but there is a need to name more appropriate to distinguish between them.In addition to its smaller size, pademelons can be distinguished from wallabies by their shorter, thicker, and can be found a few hair tails.Red neck pademelons in the coastal areas in Queensland and New South Wales. In some places the range drastically reduced. Can also be red-legged pademelons can be found in New Guinea in the south-central.



Pademelon and red-bellied or Tasmanian abundant in Tasmania. Pademelon dark life in New Guinea and surrounding islands. Opened earlier it in the Aru Islands Wallaby. Before that, he was called in Wilander ("friend of the man"), a name it bears in the second volume of the books of Cornelis de Bruin, published originally in 1711; called the Latin name for this type after de Bruijn Natural habitats for pademelon in thick jungle bushes or dense forests. Also they make tunnels through the tall grass and shrubs in meat country.Pademelon swamps were considered valuable and were eaten by the settlers and the indigenous people for a long time. Although the meat is very low in fat and cholesterol (like that of all the kangaroo), is considered by many Australians to be lower than the meat more mundane, such as pork, beef, lamb.


Aside from being killed for their meat and soft fur, their numbers have been reduced through the introduction of predators such as cats and stray dogs and foxes. The explosion also caused problems with rabbits, and rabbits feed on grasses and made himself available for less pademelon. Also, clear the land for homes and prompted the largest wallabies and kangaroos in the land that pademelons were thriving in a long time.The Tasmanian pademelons important food thylacine, and are still prey on the quolls, Tasmanian devils and wedge-tailed eagles. In spite of these predators, there are many in Tasmania, and on the edges of small islands, and many are killed each year out to keep their numbers down.



Scientific classificationKingdom: AnimaliaPhylum: ChordataClass: MammaliaInfraclass: MarsupialiaOrder: DiprotodontiaFamily: MacropodidaeSubfamily: MacropodinaeGenus: Thylogale

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