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  1. 1. Mammals
  2. 2. Index: Page • Are mammals vertebrates or invertebrates? 4 • How do mammals reproduce? 6 • What do mammals look like? 18 • What do mammals eat? 20 • How do mammals breathe? 25 • Review 31
  3. 3. What is a mammal?
  4. 4. Are mammals vertebrates or invertebrates? Spine Spine
  5. 5. Mammals are vertebrates. They have a spine (or backbone).
  6. 6. How do mammals reproduce?Do mammals lay eggs?No, they don’t
  7. 7. Mammals give birth to live babies.
  8. 8. Do elephants lay eggs or give birth to live babies? Elephants are mammals. They give birth to live babies
  9. 9. Mammals are viviparous. They give birth to live babies, not eggs.
  10. 10. What do baby mammals drink?
  11. 11. Baby mammals drink milk.
  12. 12. Do giraffes drink milk?Yes, they do. They drink milk.
  13. 13. Do dolphins drink milk?Yes, they do. Dolphins are mammals. They drink milk.
  14. 14. Do birds drink milk?No, they don’t. Birds are not mammals.
  15. 15. Do whales drink milk?Yes, they do. Whales are mammals.
  16. 16. Are you a mammal?
  17. 17. What do mammals look like?Do mammals have hair or feathers?
  18. 18. Mammals have hair or fur.
  19. 19. What do mammals eat? Are they carnivores? Are they herbivores? Are they omnivores?
  20. 20. Some mammals are herbivores.Herbivores eat plants.
  21. 21. Some mammals are carnivores.Carnivores eat meat (other animals).
  22. 22. Some mammals are omnivores.Omnivores eat meat and plants.
  23. 23. Humans are omnivores. Humans eat meat and vegetables. Are we carnivores, herbivores or omnivores?
  24. 24. How do mammals breathe?Do mammals breathe with gills or lungs?
  25. 25. Mammals breathe with lungs.
  26. 26. One of these animals is a mammal and the other is a fish. Which one is a mammal?
  27. 27. Dolphins breathe with lungs. They are mammals. Sharks breathe with gills. They are fish.
  28. 28. REVIEW
  29. 29. They have a spine. Mammals are vertebrates Mammals are viviparous They give birth to live babies. Mammals have hair or fur Mammals can be carnivores, herbivores or omnivores. Mammals breathe with lungs Are mammals vertebrates or invertebrates? How do mammals reproduce? What do mammals look like? What do mammals eat? How do mammals breathe?
  30. 30. We are vertebrates. We have a spine. We are viviparous. We have hair. We are omnivores We eat meat and vegetables. We breathe with our lungs
  31. 31. We are mammals.