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The marsupial pouch: implications for reproductive success and mammalian evolution

Edwards, Melanie; Deakin, Janine

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Extant mammals are divided into sub- and infraclasses that are distinguished by their mode of reproduction. The monotremes lay eggs, the marsupials give birth to altricial young that typically develop in a pouch, and the eutherians have prolonged in utero

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65357
Source: Australian Journal of Zoology
DOI: 10.1071/ZO12088

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