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Macropus giganteus is a species of mammals in the family Macropodidae. They are native to Australia. They are solitary, nocturnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 288 months and can grow to 876.16 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (paternal care and female provides care). They rely on saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Macropus (Macropus) giganteus Shaw 1790. View this species on GBIF