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Marsupial

Marsupial

1. (Science: zoology) Having a pouch for carrying the immature young; of or pertaining to the marsupialia.

2. (Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to a marsupium; as, the marsupial bones. Marsupial frog.

(Science: zoology) see nototrema.

Origin: cf. F. Marsupial.

(Science: zoology) One of the marsupialia.


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Does the thylacine still live?

Believed to have gone extinct in 1936, the thylacine was a large carnivorous marsupial native to Australia. Join me on this episode of Focus on Species as we investigate this incredibly unique animal. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTbepdbxpqo Do you believe the ...

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by AustinWanders
Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:25 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Does the thylacine still live?
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Re: Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify

... awhile but I do see what I would call carnassials which would make it a carnivore, assuming that they are carnassials. Incisor count eliminates marsupial so if I had to guess it would be a small fox or cat. I'm not for sure what you have in Arizona but it is just a guess. I am more familiar ...

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by Grisner
Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:49 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify
Replies: 5
Views: 2295

Re: Sheep in Australia will kill marsupials

Their insects are harmful to embryos of marsupials. By this logic Dingo dog has caused the disappearance of Australian marsupial predators. I think it is a distinct possibility. Remember how in the early European exploration, many primitive ...

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by animartco
Sat Jun 08, 2013 1:30 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Sheep in Australia will kill marsupials
Replies: 2
Views: 2205

Sheep in Australia will kill marsupials

Their insects are harmful to embryos of marsupials. By this logic Dingo dog has caused the disappearance of Australian marsupial predators.

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by enarees
Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:20 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Sheep in Australia will kill marsupials
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Views: 2205

What are your country's endemic animals?

... Antichinus, Emu, Wombat's and Galah's which i have already mentioned above aka "Homo sapian" Australia has around 230 odd endemic Marsupial species, Australia is very diverse and unique when it comes to organisms due to it's geographical isolation, it has produced some of the worlds ...

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by vk4vfx
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:03 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What are your country's endemic animals?
Replies: 13
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