Diversity Of Mammals Monotremes

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Diversity Of Mammals Monotremes

  1. 1. Diversity of Mammals<br />Monotremes<br />
  2. 2. Monotremes<br />Monotremes are special mammals which share characteristics with reptiles<br />Monotremes lay soft-shelled eggs which hatch 10 days after they are laid and are incubated by their mother<br />Monotremes also have an organ called the Cloaca unlike any other animal besides reptiles<br />Monotreme means “single opening”<br />
  3. 3. Echidnas<br />Echidnas are spiny anteaters which live in New Guinea and Australia<br />Only two species exist in the world. They have a short beak in Australia and a long beak in New Guinea<br />
  4. 4. Platypus<br />The Platypus is one of the few poisonous mammals on Earth<br />They are aquatic and live mainly on insects and mollusks that they dig up underwater with their snout<br />
  5. 5. Monotremes In popular media- Knuckles is an Echidna<br />
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