What is the smallest animal with a pouch like the kangaroo?



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    Kangaroo’s are part of the family order marsupials. Almost all marsupials carry their young in a pouch until they are ready to live independently. The smallest marsupial with a pouch is the long-tailed planigale. The smallest measure just 3 to 4 mm in length (0.12 to 0.16 in).

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    Animals with pouches, like the kangaroo, are called marsupials. These mammals lack a placenta and instead give birth to their young in a pouch, where they continue to grow. Examples include kangaroos, koala bears, opposums, wombats, and bandicoots. The smallest marsupial is the long-tailed planigale. They are about 2 inches long and weigh about 4 grams. Here is a picture: 

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