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Mammals and how they live.

Robert M McClung

Mammals and how they live.

by Robert M McClung

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals

  • About the Edition

    Explains the place of mammals in the animal kingdom, and describes many aspects of their habits and behavior, including information on their family lives

    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22803477M
    LC Control Number68000682

    Mammals are a group of vertebrate animals which form the class have fur or hair and a very precise kind of temperature regulation.. With the exception of the monotremes, all mammals bear live also produce milk for the young. Parental care of the young is universal among mammals, and it is essential because live birth limits the number of : Amniota. The accompanying book, The Life of Mammals by David Attenborough (ISBN ), was published by BBC Books on 17 October Both DVD and book have been translated to other languages. The Dutch version of the DVD produced by Evangelische Omroep removed all references to (amongst others) evolution, fossils, and continental : Nature documentary.

    Types of mammal › Mammals come in all shapes and sizes. They live mostly on land, but they can live in water, too. Types of mammal › Fast Facts Phylum. Vertebrates (Chordata) Class. Mammals (Mammalia) Number of orders. Number of families. Number of species. 5, Key features. Hair, warm-blooded, females have mammary glands. Description: Adapted to life in the Arctic, it has a number of anatomical and physiological characteristics that differentiate it from other cetaceans. The unmistakable all-white colour, absence of a dorsal fin, and the distinctive protuberance at the front of its head which houses an echolocation organ called the melon.

      The three different ways mammals give birth - Kate Slabosky TED-Ed. these creatures also have many biological differences — and one of the . Amazing Mammals! is a LeapPad game including the interactive book and cartridge available in Leap 3. It is also available in Leap 2. It is also available in the LeapPad Pro. It is also is in A Collection from the LeapPad Library featuring Bottlenose Dolphin. It teaches science with mammals and other kinds of animals in habitats around the world and where they live. The animals come from around.


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