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25 Fascinating Facts You Probably Never Learned About Marsupials

Marsupials are hands-down some of the coolest animals on the planet, with plenty of fascinating features that set them apart from the rest of the animal kingdom. There are a ton of interesting marsupial facts: most famously, marsupials evolved to have a baby carrier built into their bodies.

Other fun facts about marsupials include their voracious appetites (20,000 termites per day), their sneaky tricks (ever heard of "playing possum"?), and their built-in defenses (Who wouldn't want to be poison-proof?). But that's just the beginning: there are a whole lot more random marsupial facts to explore below. Read on for the coolest of cool marsupial facts!