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Character and Anatomy of Monotremes and Marsupials

Animals belong to these clades are found in Australia and New Guinea, with some marsupials additionally being found in south and North America. Both clades are classified as mammals and therefore have the following mammalian characteristics:




Marsupials and monotremes have distinct characteristics.

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Author: Catrin Roberts
Last updated: 23.11.83
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