A little higher in the scale stand the kangaroo and the opossum.
Among mammals, the best-known example is probably the Opossum.
The opossum is famous for carrying its young in a pouch in front of the body.
It had a gray coat, and a tapering muzzle like that of an opossum.
The next day, to our great satisfaction, the Opossum hove in sight.
We neither of us took warning ...