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Marsupial Kangaroo- a poem
A very marsupial 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.