Marsupials vs Mammals
- Marsupials are a sub-class of the mammal family
- Most of its members can be found in Australia
- Examples kangaroo, wombats, Tasmanian devils and koala.
- These animals give birth to a live but undeveloped young which is then placed to a pouch.
- The pouch is present in marsupials and the undeveloped young are given nourishment and further development takes place in that pouch, outside the mother’s womb.
- Mammals are vertebrate animals
- They possess sweat glands to regulate heat in the body as these creatures are warm-blooded.
- Mammals have placenta in which the undeveloped offspring is reared and is nourished
- Usually inside the womb of the females of this class.
- Mammals give birth to young offspring and feed with milk through the mammary glands and this feature defines the classification and difference with other animals.
Marsupials and Mammals
- Has backbone
- Has hair or fur
- Give birth to young live instead of coming from an egg.
- females produce milk for the nutrition of the young.