- Mammal from other animals.
- Placentals, marsupials and monotremes from one another.
- Understand how marsupials are classified into families and describe, in a general way, the habits of these families.
- Describe the distribution, habitat (ie. type of country they live in), diet breeding behavior, as well as any other interesting information of twelve different groups of marsupials and monotremes.
- Be able to explain the difference between marsupial reproduction and that in true mammals (ie. placentals).
- Explain the significance of the direction of opening of the pouch and the number of young per litter in marsupials.
- Give an explanation of the unique occurrence of marsupials in Australia.
- Be able to explain the need for conservation of our marsupials.
- Write a report of your visit to a natural history museum, wild-life sanctuary, zoo, etc. indicating in about 10-15 lines, the extent of your observations.
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