What makes a marsupial, a marsupial? The biogeographic history and biological evolution of marsupial mammals.
Marsupials are non-placental mammals belonging to the infraclass (or order) Marsupialia. Marsupial females typically have an external pouch (called the marsupium, from which the name 'Marsupial' deriv
Learn interesting facts about marsupials and find out about the characteristics make them different from other animal groups, their life cycle and their evolutionary history.
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could ride around in a backpack throughout your entire childhood? You’d never have to worry about falling off of Mom’s back or getting caught by predators! Well, marsupials
Marsupials are the group of mammals commonly thought of as pouched mammals (like the wallaby and kangaroo at left). They give live birth, but they do not have long gestation times like placental mam