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Re: Marsupial forelimbs... or rather hindlimbs

Good catch. This little guy had a segment devoted to it on the Discovery Channel, I think in the Planet Earth series.

Greg Popwell
----- Original Message ----- From: "T. Michael Keesey" <keesey@gmail.com>
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Sent: Monday, November 26, 2007 4:34 PM
Subject: Re: Marsupial forelimbs... or rather hindlimbs

On Nov 26, 2007 2:29 PM, Andreas Johansson <andreasj@gmail.com> wrote:

It'd seem to me there's an obvious reason for the lack of fully aquatic marsupials - if a marsupial mother goes swimming for any significant length of time, any young in the pouch drowns. Am I missing something?

You are missing this little guy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yapok

Mike Keesey