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How mammals live

Maurice Burton

How mammals live

by Maurice Burton

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Published by Elsevier-Phaidon in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals -- Behavior.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMaurice Burton.
    SeriesHow animals live ; v. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL739.3 .B87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4924089M
    ISBN 100729000214
    LC Control Number76350361

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Why do some mammals live in groups. This book is about mammals: what they do, how they behave and how these characteristics are different from other groups of animals. Beautifully illustrated with colourful photographs, the book shows many examples of different types of mammals in their natural environment.

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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 other vertebrates, they are the only animals that produce milk for the young through their mammary glands.

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Each taxonomic marine mammal group evolved from a different group of land mammals, whose ancestors separately ventured back into the. Most mammals give birth to live babies. The babies look a lot like their parents – only cuter. Mammal babies stay with their mothers, at least for a while.

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Mammals are warm blooded. The temperature could be freezing cold. or boiling hot, but mammals’ bodies are built to maintain just about the same temperature all the time. Warm blood lets the mammals be very active and live in a wide variety of places.

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