Sentence Examples


  • In Australia and Papua the name flying-squirrel is applied to such marsupials as are provided with parachutes; animals which naturalists prefer to designate flying-phalangers (see MARSUPIALIA).
  • All are animals of small or moderate size and arboreal habits, feeding on a vegetable or mixed diet, and inhabiting Australia, Papua and the Moluccan Islands.
  • As a whole, the birds of Papua are remarkable for their brilliance of plumage, or their metallic colouring.
  • Borneo, the most western and the largest of the northern group of islands which extends between 110° and 150° E., as far as New Guinea or Papua, is but little known.
  • Celebes, Papua, and the other islands east of Java beyond Wallace's line, fall within the Australian region.

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