Marsupials

Science / Biology / Marsupials: Pouched mammals. The young develop internally, but are born while in an embryonic state and remain in a pouch on the mothers abdomen until development is complete; this group includes kangaroos, koalas, and opossums. One of the three reproductive strategies of living mammals g-laying and placental being the other two), marsupials finish development in a pouch or under hairy coverings attached to the mother.

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