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Marsupials: Alternative mammals

Renfree, M.B. (1981) Marsupials: Alternative mammals. Nature, 293 (5828). pp. 100-101.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/293100a0
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Abstract

Marsupials have come to be regarded as second class mammals, partly because of their unusual mode of reproduction, and partly because they were discovered long after the eutherians (or 'placental' mammals) and were all lumped into group, the Order Marsupialia...

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Copyright: 1981 Macmillan Journals Ltd
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/21013
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