What defines a marsupial? Living in Australia? No: Although many marsupials are native to Australia, there are many other species in the Americas and several Pacific islands. Having a pouch? No: Although many marsupials, like kangaroos, have pouches, some small marsupials are pouchless. A marsupial, by definition, is a mammal that gives birth to partially formed young. Here is a guide to the great variety of animals in this fascinating mammalian order. Fullcolor photographs. Further reading. Bibliography.
Pocket Babies and Other Amazing MarsupialsBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781581960464 Format: Print Book Edition: - Publisher: Darby Creek Page Count: 72 Trim Size: 9 3/8" x 11" Dewey Classification: 599.2 Accelerated Reader: Level: 7, Points: 2 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 7.6, Points: 6 Lexile: Level: 1030L Awards & Honors: Booklist Editor 's Choice 2007 Genre: Nonfiction.