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  • Endemic

    Native to one area or continent only.

  • Eutheriansa

    Subclass of mammals which give birth to well-developed young. Humans are part of this subclass.

  • Marsupials

    A subclass of mammals which give birth to undeveloped young, which are attached to their mother's teat. The teats are generally located in a pouch.

  • Monotremes

    A subclass of mammals which includes the Platypus and Echidnas. They are the only mammals that lay eggs.

  • Gondwanathe

    The ancient southern supercontinent that included Australia, New Guinea, South America, Africa, India and Antarctica.

  • Pleistocene Epoch

    Approximately 2 million - 10,000 years ago.

  • Pliocene Epoch

    Approximately 5 - 2 million years ago.