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Monotreme

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Monotremes are mammals that lay eggs (Prototheria) instead of giving birth to live young like marsupials (Metatheria) and placental mammals (Eutheria).

Egg-laying Mammals :: Saint Louis Zoo

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Mammals That Lay Eggs? This animal may have sharp spines, but it isn't a porcupine! It's one of two types of primitive egg-laying mammals, or monotremes.

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Sep 14, 2014 ... Looks at the nature of Monotremes - or egg-laying mammals - the platypus and Echidnas, Describes their features and looks at how they live ...

The Two Mammals That Lay Eggs | Mental Floss UK

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Mammals that lay eggs? There's the duck-billed platypus for a start...

Which Mammal lays Eggs? | Pitara Kids Network

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Mammals are creatures who give birth to their young ones as opposed to other animals who lay eggs. Birds, reptiles and insects lay eggs. But as with every ...

Egg Laying Mammals

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The duck-billed platypus and the spiny anteater are mammals that lay eggs rather than give live birth. The platypus has a bill like a duck, fur like a mammal and ...

Do Any Mammals Lay Eggs? | Wonderopolis

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Jun 21, 2012 ... The platypus is a semi-aquatic mammal native to Australia and Tasmania. ... Monotremes are mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth to ...

Why Odd Egg-Laying Mammals Still Exist - Live Science

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Sep 21, 2009 ... The platypus, found only in Australia is one of the five mammal species of that lay eggs instead of giving birth to live young. The other ...

Earliest Mammals May Have Laid Eggs - Live Science

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Aug 16, 2012 ... One scientist suggests earliest mammals and reptiles laid eggs, though their eggs may have been lost over time.

Egg-laying mammal: Scientists discover that for Australia the long ...

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Jan 2, 2013 ... The western long-beaked echidna, one of the world's five egg-laying species of mammal, became extinct in Australia thousands of years ago...

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Introduction to the Monotremata

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In some ways, monotremes are very primitive for mammals because, like reptiles and birds, they lay eggs rather than having live birth. In a number of other ...

Extreme Monotremes: Why Do Egg-Laying Mammals Still Exist ...

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Only two kinds of egg-laying mammals are left on the planet today—the duck- billed platypus and the echidna, or spiny anteater. These odd “monotremes” once  ...

How can platypuses be mammals when they lay eggs?

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Sep 20, 2014 ... ANSWER: Believe it or not, platypuses are not the only mammals that lay eggs. Mammals that lay eggs are called monotremes and include ...