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Marsupial Kangaroo- a poem

A marsupial,
Kangaroo,
kangaroo
Always such a grouch,
Promised friends and family,
She'd never use her pouch...
All day and night,
She zipped it tight,
Put up, 'No-Parking' sign,
no parking sign
Didn't want,
Joey there,
Not hers, not yours, not mine!
But one bright day,
Something small,
Came crawling through her fur,
Thought it looked pretty cute,
And changed her mind, yes sir!
Now marsupial,
Kangaroo,
Always has a smile,
kangaroo
Has her Joey in her pouch,
She thinks it's quite worthwhile...



Kangaroo:
Kangaroos, like all marsupials, have a pouch in which the baby (joey) develops after it is 'born.'
Marsupials are mammals and they provide milk and warmth for their young while it is in the pouch.
After the joey has developed, it will begin to venture out on its own, but will return to the pouch to sleep and for safety. In some species the joey will use the pouch for up to a year.
Most marsupials are found in Australia and New Guinea, but some also live in South, Central, and North America.


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