marsupial

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Synonyms for marsupial

mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried

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For instance, the Tasmanian devil, the world's largest carnivorous marsupial, faces extinction from a cancer known as devil facial tumor disease.
According to the CVA a cancer has spread through the carnivorous marsupial population, with sightings of the animal having declined in the last 10 years by more than 60 percent.
If a solution is found, the Tasmanian devil may find itself upheld as the unique Australian icon it deserves to be and Tasmania could do well playing host to the interesting creature that is actually the world's largest carnivorous marsupial.
Repenomamos gigantic us was more than a metre long and bore a passing resemblance to the Tasmanian devil, a squat, carnivorous marsupial that lives today on the island of Tasmania.
A large carnivorous marsupial, the sandy yellow-brown to grey creature bore 15 to 20 dark stripes across its back from shoulders to tail.
The Tasmanian devil is the largest carnivorous marsupial and is native to the island of Tasmania.