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2014-10-08 12:33:11

High Tech Space in Historic Building Provides the Infrastructure, Support and Space Wallaby Needs to Grow PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wallaby Financial, the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions, today announced that the company has moved to new office space in Old Pasadena Plaza at 87 N. Raymond Avenue. Wallaby is the first new tenant in a planned technology hub. The company gains additional room to grow while also taking advantage of...

2014-08-26 12:32:39

Leader in Mobile and Web-Based Credit Card Optimization Solutions Moves On to Round Two of Popular Competition for Companies That Develop Innovative, Functional Apps for Samsung Gear 2 PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wallaby Financial, the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions, today announced it has been named a finalist in Samsung's Gear App Challenge 2014. Wallaby's unique solutions, including its financial apps for iPhone, Android, and...

2014-05-28 08:40:19

CEO Matthew Goldman to Speak on Mobile Financial Services and Represent Company at Innotribe's New York Showcase PASADENA, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wallaby, the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions, announced today that founder and CEO Matthew Goldman will speak at the American Banker Digital Banking Summit in Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. The event will take place from 4:00 to 4:45 pm at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Goldman will...

Species Recovery Programs May Spread Antibiotic Resistant Genes To Wild Populations
2013-05-23 10:37:49

Public Library of Science Endangered brush-tail rock wallabies raised in captive breeding programs carry antibiotic resistance genes in their gut bacteria and may be able to transmit these genes into wild populations, according to research published May 22 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Michelle Power and colleagues from Macquarie University in New South Wales, Australia. Brush-tail rock wallabies are currently being raised in species recovery programs and restored to the wild...

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2011-08-21 14:54:24

While sequencing the DNA of a member of the kangaroo family for the first time, an international team of researchers believe they have identified the gene responsible for the creature's hop, Judith Burns of BBC News reported on Friday. The project, which is detailed in the latest issue of the journal Genome Biology, centers around the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii), a smaller species of kangaroo located on islands off the south and west coasts of Australia. According to Burns, this...

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2011-07-05 14:20:45

Carbon dioxide may be the most name-dropped greenhouse gas, but methane is 20 times more potent. In 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency calculated that 20 percent of the nation's human-related methane emissions were attributable to livestock digestive processes. In Australia, livestock emissions account for 12 percent of the country's total greenhouse gas emissions. To understand how methane is produced in livestock, an international team of scientists including researchers at...

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2010-04-13 09:31:11

Australian Aborigines Tuesday declared a large area of land -- 2,240 square miles -- a conservation site to help protect the endangered black-footed rock wallaby. The area, known as the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara, would be managed by its traditional owners for conservation, said the leaders of the region. Environment Minister Peter Garrett said the wallaby, or "warru", would be well protected. "The ranges in the north provide a safe haven for one of the few remaining colonies of...

2009-08-12 14:48:23

An Indiana woman whose pet wallaby, a marsupial that resembles a small kangaroo, ran away nearly two months ago said the animal is finally back home. Carolyn Buck of Gaston said Sydney the wallaby escaped June 27 while a new fence was being installed and she received phone calls of sightings ranging from her neighborhood to Hartford City, Gas City and Pendleton, The (Muncie, Ind.) Star Press reported Wednesday. We've had a few funny reports, Buck said. I appreciate people looking for her and...

2009-05-11 15:02:22

Wallaby breeders in Britain say demand is soaring as private land owners turn to the marsupials to keep their grass short. Trevor Lay, owner of Waveney Wildlife in Bungay, England, said he used to breed only 15 animals a year for zoos and animal parks but since private land owners began buying the animals about five years ago he has been breeding 35 each year, The Times of London reported Monday. It's crazy. To be honest, if I had 100 I could easily get rid of them, said Lay, who has been...


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Black Striped Wallaby, Macropus dorsalis
2013-09-05 11:20:19

The black-striped wallaby (Macropus dorsalis), or the scrub wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found in Australia. Its range extends from New South Wales, where it can be found west of the Great Dividing Range, to Townsville. It prefers a habitat within areas with thick shrub coverage, grasslands, or forested areas. The black-striped wallaby is similar in appearance to the red-necked wallaby, but it is redder in color and bears a white stripe on its hips. This species also bears a black...

Agile Wallaby, Macropus agilis
2013-09-05 11:16:25

The agile wallaby (Macropus agilis), or the sandy wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found in New Guinea and northern Australia. It is the most common wallaby species in its Australian range, where it prefers to reside near streams or rivers in open grasslands, woodlands, and coastal areas. In New Guinea, it prefers to reside in lowland savannah habitats. It holds four recognized subspecies. The agile wallaby is light tan in color, with pale fur occurring on the underbelly. It is a social...

Eastern Hare Wallaby, Lagorchestes leporides
2013-09-02 10:14:59

The eastern hare-wallaby (Lagorchestes leporides), historically named the common hare-wallaby, is an extinct marsupial that was once found in southeastern Australia. Its range included Victoria, New South Wales, and the area near the Murray Region in South Australia. It preferred to live in open areas like grassy plains. John Gould discovered this species in 1844, along with many other wallabies. The eastern hare-wallaby reached an average body length of 1.6 feet, with a tail length of up...

Rufous Hare Wallaby, Lagorchestes hirsutus
2013-09-02 10:08:22

The rufous hare-wallaby (Lagorchestes hirsutus), or the mala, is a marsupial that can be found in Australia. Its range is now limited to western areas of Australia and the islands of Dorre and Bernier, although it once extended to the western part of the continent. John Gould first described it in 1844 in The Mammals of Australia. Its fur is reddish gray in color and it is the smallest species within its genus. It is most active at night and feeds on seeds, leaves, and herbs. The rufous...

Tammar Wallaby, Macropus eugenii
2013-08-21 14:39:46

The tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii), also known as the darma wallaby or dama wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found in western and southern areas of Australia. It has also been introduced into areas of Australia where it once lived and into New Zealand. It prefers a habitat within grassland areas. The tammar wallaby was first discovered in 1817 by a French naturalist named Anselme Gaëtan Desmarest. He found the wallaby on Ile Eugene, an island off the coast of Southern Australia, and...

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