Is a Shark a Mammal?

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A mammal is a warm blooded animal with the ability to feed its offspring with its milk. A mammal also has a backbone and is a vertebrate. While a shark has a backbone, it is a part of the cartilage fish class and is not a mammal.
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Alright, so because a Shark is an animal it's Kingdom- Anamalia. Because it has a basic skeletal structure (Cartalidge, not bone) it goes into phylum chordata. Although, instead of
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It is not a mammal because it does not have any hair, nor does it have a vertebrate
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Because they don't nurse their young( all mamals produce milk for their young), and they don't have lungs(they breath with gills). Had to add this since a few others don't know, sharks
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Sharks are carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin. They are Chondrichthyes, a type of fish, not mammals.
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Sharks are fish.
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