Marsupials<br />Marsupials are pouched mammals<br />Baby marsupials turn into Embryos in their mother’s reproductive tract, escape, and crawl up into their mother’s Marsupium (the pouch), where they remain for many months feeding from a nipple until they are big and strong enough to survive on their own<br />
kangaroos<br />Kangaroos are herbivores<br />They have strong tails that they can stand on, and powerful legs to kick or jump great lengths<br />
Koalas<br />Koalas are herbivores who mainly eat Eucalyptus leaves and hang in trees<br />They sleep around 16 to 18 hours a day because of their low metabolism and low amount of nutrients found in Eucalyptus<br />
Wombats<br />Wombats are herbivores<br />Wombats live in burrows that they dig using their strong claws and rodent-like teeth<br />
bandicoots<br />Bandicoots are mouse-like marsupials<br />They are nocturnal and forage for insects<br />
Tasmanian devils<br />Tasmanian Devils are the largest carnivorous marsupials in the world<br />They are both hunters and scavangers<br />They get their name for the loud growling noises they make while they fight one another<br />
Drop Bears<br />If you visit Australia, you will hear about the Drop Bears from the Aussies (locals)<br />Drop Bears are a carnivorous type of Koala that jump from trees, land on you, and attack<br />
Drop Bears (continued)<br />Don’t fall for it, though. It’s only a joke they have to scare tourists<br />
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