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Mama Opossum and Her Family of Nine

Alison Hermance | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Alison Hermance

Many of us have seen opossums lumbering through our yards, or, more often, dead on the side of the road. But very few people have actually seen an opossum's pouch (called a marsupium) in action!

Fossils Found At Remote Site Point To Previously Unknown Species

LiveScience | Laura Poppick | Posted 08.06.2013 | Science

Paleontologists have uncovered a fossil field in Australia that fills a large gap in the continent's environmental history, and contains several prev...

Ancient Koala Cousins Were HOW Big?

Posted 11.27.2012 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 11/27/2012 08:20 AM EST on LiveScience Some 15 million years ago, mobs of 150-pound (70-kilogram) marsu...

Meet The Baby Marsupial Trifecta That's Poised To Steal The World's Heart

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.23.2012 | Green

And then there were three. In August, The Huffington Post UK introduced us to baby best friends Peggy the wombat and Anzac the kangaroo. "Hairless...