[ UK /mɑːsˈuːpɪəl/ ]
[ US /mɑɹˈsupiəɫ/ ]
  1. mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
  1. of or relating to the marsupials
    marsupial animals
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How To Use marsupial In A Sentence

  • So the extension of the term ‘marsupial’ is the set of all marsupials: kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, and so on.
  • The Tasmanian Devil is the world's largest marsupial predator but its very survival is at stake as an horrific cancer threatens up to 90% of its population.
  • Foxes as predators prey on lambs and chickens and kill native small marsupials and rodents.
  • monotremes and marsupials are aplacental mammals
  • The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus, VU) is a marsupial 'anteater' that is the only member of its entire family. Biological diversity in Southwest Australia
  • This was catastrophic for some of the local animals, especially the big marsupial carnivores.
  • However, the many lineages of gliding animals today, including a host of lizards, squirrels, marsupials, and colugos show no signs of turning into flappers anytime soon.
  • Thylacinus macknessi, a specialised thylacinid (Marsupialia: Thylacinidae) from Miocene deposits of Riversleigh, north-western Queensland. Australian Fossil Mammal Sites, Australia
  • We discuss possible explanations for reduced female recombination in marsupials as a consequence of the metatherian characteristic of determinate paternal X chromosome inactivation.
  • And someone let this dude direct The Howling III: The Marsupials. The Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf (1985)
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