About Marsupials: A Guide for Children

About Marsupials A Guide for Children Simple text and colorful illustrations introduce various marsupials The afterword provides futher information about the illustrations

Marsupial Marsupials are any members of the mammalian infraclass Marsupialia.All extant marsupials are endemic to Australasia and the Americas.A distinctive characteristic common to these species is that most of the young are carried in a pouch.Well known marsupials include kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, possums, opossums, wombats, and Tasmanian devils.Some lesser known marsupials are the Marsupials A southern success story Paleocene A second group of marsupials, the order Paucituberculata, is known in South America from the Paleocene to the present During the Paleocene the most important members were the extinct polydolopids, rat to rabbit sized animals that were somewhat similar to rodents in ecology. Possum Animals Opossum, or possum, an order Didelphimorphia of marsupials native to the Americas Common opossum, native to Central and South America Virginia opossum, native to North America Phalangeriformes, or possums, any of a number of arboreal marsupial species native to Australia, New Guinea, and Sulawesi Phalangeridae possums and cuscuses , a family of marsupials native to Evidences for Macroevolution Part TalkOrigins Archive This article directly addresses the scientific evidences in favor of macroevolutionary theory and common descent It is specifically intended for those who are scientifically minded but, for one reason or another, have come to believe that macroevolutionary theory explains little, makes few or no testable predictions, or cannot be falsified. Glossary sci.waikato Marsupials non placental mammals belonging to the order Marsupialia, including kangaroos, opossums, bandicoots, and wombats Most modern marsupials are found in Australia and the Americas. A Fragile Balance The Extraordinary Story of Australian Marsupials are nearly synonymous with Australia Although one of these enigmatic pouched mammals the opossum inhabits the United States and another or so thrive in South America, some species are confined to the Australasian region. Detailed Information Welcome To Fall City Wallaby Ranch MARSUPIALS The word Marsupial refers to a group of about different species of animals that share the common feature of bearing their young at basically a premature stage in their development and raise their infant to a juvenile stage in an anatomical pouch. Quokka Facts Quokkas Australian Marsupials The island of Rottnest near Perth, Australia is the primary home of the quokka, a type of marsupial Quokkas have round, compact bodies that are cm in in length They are covered with Tasmanian Devil The Animal Files Main Characteristics Tasmanian Devils are the largest carnivorous marsupial They have a body length between and cms . inches , a tail length between and cms inches and they weigh between and kgs . lbs. Kangaroos have three vaginas Not Exactly Rocket Science Apr , Ooh yeah, lemme know what you find There s also some cool stuff about the mums being able to produce different types of milk to control the development of the different youngsters, but I

  • Title: About Marsupials: A Guide for Children
  • Author: Cathryn Sill
  • ISBN: 9781561453580
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Simple text and colorful illustrations introduce various marsupials The afterword provides futher information about the illustrations.

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    1. About Marsupials is the title so the book is about.upials, of course. It’s non-fiction. I really think everyone would like the book. I think someone who likes animals would especially like to read it. The glossary of facts in the back of About Marsupials is the most useful part. I thought the most interesting parts were that some marsupials have their pouch at their back legs and one marsupial, the Yellow-footed Rock Wallaby, is very small but can jump 13 feet wide! 4-8 age range would like th [...]

    2. About Marsupials is not just a book to entertain a child it will awaken their minds and educate them about marsupials. It will definitely be entertaining, there are so many unusual looking animals. Most of the marsupials are found in Australia. We are familiar with the Kangaroo and the Koala Some marsupials may have upward facing pouches and others have pouches that face their back legs in order to safely carry their babies as they grow. Red-neck Wallaby babies stay in the pouch popping in and o [...]

    3. Using a simple one sentence per page format with realistic, colorful plate based illustrations and captions, the author introduces children to the world of marsupials. The author conveys what makes marsupials a unique species of animals, shares their traits and habitats while sharing through pictures all the different animals that make up the marsupial species. At the back of the book more information about each marsupial is depicted in the book. This book is part of the About and About Habitat [...]

    4. I seriously think the Easter Bunny should be replaced with the Easter Bilby after reading this book. Way cuter. And endangered besides. Marsupials are interesting. I hadn't realized there were so many varieties. Once again I found myself learning a lot as I read this book. I'm so glad I grabbed hold of this series to read and didn't just hand them to the kids without taking the time to look them over. This was a lot of fun. :)

    5. About Marsupials is appropriate for children around the ages of 4 through 6 and has not received any awards. This book discusses different kinds of marsupials on the planet. The book explains specific details and characteristics about different marsupials. The book shows that marsupials come in different forms and in different animals. This book is useful for teaching children about different animals that we may encounter throughout our lives. It teaches them to be welcoming of different species [...]

    6. Children love studying Oceania because they are fascinated by marsupials! This was our go-to book for a couple weeks of marsupial studies. It presents interesting facts in a clear fashion, with engaging and supportive illustrations. Although I usually prefer real pictures for scientific studies, the illustrations actually seemed to aide comprehension with striking clarity and beauty. My children will never forget the illustration of a Wombat and its baby in its pouch!

    7. Lovely illustrations with very few words on each page. The final pages have several sentences about each animal. Without reading that, you really don't learn anything. The final pages though make for denser reading for the littles.This book would be good for a younger sibling to look at pictures, but not really worthwhile for learning about marsupials.

    8. This nonfiction book with simple text and beautiful illustrations identifies the most basic characteristics which make an animal a marsupial. This would be especially useful with younger learners or English learners.

    9. Beautiful, realistic illustrations written in a way that is interesting to pre-K kids up to teens. We love this series.

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