August 18, 2017

Marsupials

Kangaroo

Marsupials are a type of mammal common to Australia and nearby islands. They are unique from other mammals in that the female marsupial has a pouch in which she carries and nurses her young. The pouch or marsupium is basically a fold of skin that covers the mother's nipples and protects the … [Read more...]

Mammals

Primate

Mammals are a class of vertebrate animal. If you are reading this, there is a very good chance you are a mammal. More specifically, you are a probably a primate of the human family. The term mammal comes from the fact that female mammals have mammary glands that produce milk to feed their young … [Read more...]