pouched mammal

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Synonyms for pouched mammal

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

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The pouched mammals are already proving a massive success with visitors, and proprietor Ray Lowden is expecting them to be even more of a hit in the New Year, especially with the arrival of the two baby joeys.
Far more numerous than the primitive monotremes are the marsupials (mar soo'pee elz), which include pouched mammals like the kangaroos, koalas, and wombats.