For many people, when discussing marsupials, the first if not
only animal to spring to mind are kangaroos. There are of course a number of
popular animals that are marsupials including the koala, a marsupial mole,
wallaby, Tassie Devil and the wombat, just some of the creatures that fall under
the subclass of Marsupialia.
There are three
families of marsupials, also commonly referred to as 'macropods'. These include
— smaller, omnivorous Musky Rat-kangaroo.
— herbivorous kangaroos, wallabies, tree kangaroos, pademelons and a number
— smaller, omnivorous macropods such as Rufous Rat-kangaroo, bettongs, and