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Marsupials are mammals that commonly bear a pouch such as Kangaroos and Koala Bears. Two thirds of marsupial species are found in Australia.

Red Kangaroo

In this guide to the Red Kangaroo, you'll learn cool facts about its habitat, unique behaviors and it's converstation status.

Kangaroo Anthropomorphism Crushed by Mother Nature

This week's popular photo of a "grieving" kangaroo actually just captured a confused kangaroo trying to mate. Learn more at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

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Red Kangaroo is said to be the largest mammal in Australia. Learn more about the creature at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Are Tasmanian devils fighting their way to extinction?

Tasmanian devil extinction is a possibility; even at birth, their lives are fraught with survival hardships. Read about the cause of Tasmanian devil extinction. See more »

Why is wombat scat shaped like a cube?

The shape of wombat scat closely resembles dice. Learn why wombat scat has such a distinctive shape and what this means for other animals in the area. See more »

Marsupial Pictures

Marsupials are mammals that commonly bear a pouch such as kangaroos and koalas. Learn more by viewing these marsupial pictures. See more »

Why do kangaroos hop?

Kangaroos hop with the help of powerful toes and springy tendons. Learn how kangaroos hop across terrain, and if they're physically able to walk. See more »

Do koalas smell like cough drops?

Do koalas smell like cough drops? Learn how koalas break down eucalyptus leaves, digest them and render calories from their very fibrous food source. See more »

What's the difference between a wallaby and a kangaroo?

The wallaby and the kangaroo are similar but not identical. Find out what makes the wallaby and the kangaroo different. See more »