Mammals

by Saathi

Mammals

There are 3 groups of them:


Marsupials

monotremes

placental mammals

Marsupials

Usually have a pouch and are usually found in the Southern Hemisphere. they usually give birth early compared to placental mammals. Covered with hair and almost all species of them nurse their young.



Placental Mammals

Almost 4000 species that include humans (homo-sapiens). the wide range of mammals are from rodents to humans


Monotremes

There are only 5 living species of monotremes. They are the only type of mammals that lay eggs. The five species are: the duck billed platypus, and 4 other species of echidna.