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Marsupials

Orphaned Kangaroo Joey Gets Care And Cuddles

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.01.2015 | Green

A baby kangaroo who was found sitting near his dead mother's body this week is getting lots of care -- and lots of cuddles -- after being taken in by ...

Koalas Whose Paws Were Injured In Fires Have Plenty Of Mittens Now -- But Kangaroos Need Help

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.22.2015 | Good News

We don't yet know how many koalas and other animals have been injured in the bushfires burning up parts of South Australia, Victoria and New South Wal...

And Now: Some Totally Weird And Wonderful Facts About Marsupials

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green

Marsupials are amazing creatures. Baffling and kind of weird, yes, but also totally amazing. Part of their mystique seems to stem from their uncan...

Tiny Marsupials That Mate Themselves to Death

Tony Phillips | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

Males of the genus Antechinus, once called marsupial mice, mature quickly and mate repeatedly during a short breeding season, humping away until they're totally played out.

Ancient Teeth Point To Big Shift In Australia's Climate

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 06.13.2013 | Science

The fossilized teeth of ancient marsupials that roamed through northeastern Australia roughly 2.5 million years ago suggest these animals fed on leaf...