Research Article

Cranial Anatomy of the Earliest Marsupials and the Origin of Opossums

  • Inés Horovitz mail, (IH); (MRSV)

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

  • Thomas Martin,

    Affiliation: Steinmann-Institut für Geologie, Mineralogie und Paläontologie, Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany

  • Jonathan Bloch,

    Affiliation: Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

  • Sandrine Ladevèze,

    Affiliation: Palaeontologisches Institut und Museum, Zürich, Switzerland

    Current address: Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Department of Paleontology, Bruxelles, Belgium

  • Cornelia Kurz,

    Affiliation: Naturkundemuseum im Ottoneum Kassel, Kassel, Germany

  • Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra mail (IH); (MRSV)

    Affiliation: Palaeontologisches Institut und Museum, Zürich, Switzerland

  • Published: December 16, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008278
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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 01 Jul 2011 at 14:54 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: New York Times
Title: “Opossums - A Fast Life and Success That Starts in the Pouch -”

Competing interests declared: PLoS ONE Staff