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primitive pouched mammals found mainly in Australia and the Americas
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mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
terrestrial marsupials of southern South America that resemble shrews
any of various agile ratlike terrestrial marsupials of Australia and adjacent islands; insectivorous and herbivorous
any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail
small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails
burrowing herbivorous Australian marsupials about the size of a badger
small carnivorous nocturnal marsupials of Australia and Tasmania
small burrowing Australian marsupial that resembles a mole
any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
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