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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Chris Dickman is a world expert on marsupial ecology, reproduction and conservation, with particular focus on carnivorous marsupials over his 30-year career.
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.
Soderquist TR and Ealey L (1994) Social interaction and mating strategies of a solitary carnivorous marsupial, Phascogale tapoatafa, in the wild.
Neither a tiger nor a wolf, the 'Tasmanian Tiger' was actually a pouched, carnivorous marsupial that vaguely resembled a dog, but had stripes on its back that reminded observers of large felines.
The Marsupial Lion is an extinct species of a carnivorous marsupial mammal that lived in Australia from the early to the late Pleistocene (1,600,000-46,000 years ago).
It is the world's largest carnivorous marsupial but is being hit by a facial tumour disease caught by sharing food
Re-establishing shelter on the reserves through the removal of cattle and camels, burning in a mosaic pattern, and controlling cats and foxes will go a long way to ensure the survival of species like the vulnerable Mulgara (a small but feisty carnivorous marsupial mouse).