Vögel und Insekten

Opossum (Beurtelratte)

Opossum (Beurtelratte)
What is particular in this Creature, is, that by a remarkable
difference it hath a purse or bag of its own skin, folded together
under its belly, in which it carries its young ones, which
it leaves upon the ground when it pleases, by opening that natural
purse : when hee would leave that place, he opens it again,
and the young ones get in, and so he carries them with him
where-ever he goes.