Marsupial vs Bettong - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between marsupial and bettong
is that marsupial
is a mammal of which the female has a pouch in which it rears its young, which are born immature, through early infancy, such as the kangaroo or koala, or else pouchless members of the marsupialia like the shrew opposum while bettong
is any marsupial of the genus bettongia, closely related to kangaroos.
As an adjective marsupial
is of or pertaining to a marsupial.
A mammal of which the female has a pouch in which it rears its young, which are born immature, through early infancy, such as the kangaroo or koala, or else pouchless members of the Marsupialia like the shrew opposum.
* See also
* marsupial bone
* marsupial frog
* marsupial lion
* marsupial mouse
Of or pertaining to a marsupial.
* 1892 , The American naturalist? , page 125:
* 1952 , The Motor? , page 520:
- Showing that this animal is marsupial , consists of the following characters.
* 2002 , Fiction Fix: First Injection , page 58:
- It seemed to me, meandering around Earls Court, that motors should be more marsupial .
(anatomy) Of or relating to a marsupium.
- But there's this pouch just below my belly button, very marsupial , where the kangaroo lives.
- the marsupial bones
Any marsupial of the genus Bettongia, closely related to kangaroos.
- ''Bettongs rather resemble rats, having short noses, short, rounded ears, long hind feet and a naked muzzle tip
* brush tailed bettong
* burrowing bettong
* northern bettong
* rufous bettong
* Tasmanian bettong