marsupia marsupia


  • (n) an external abdominal pouch in most marsupials where newborn offspring are suckled


  1. Little marsupials are hardly more than larvae at birth, but active enough to crawl to their mother's pouch and nipples.
  2. Deadly bushfires devastate the natural habitat and life rhythms of the normally nocturnal marsupials, forcing them into the company of their biggest enemy humans.
  3. The wombat is Australia's equivalent of the badger, and predatory beasts are represented by the Tasmanian wolf, a doglike marsupial.
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