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What Are The Three Types Of Mammals?

There are three different types of mammals, and I wanted to explain what these three groups are. The first group is placental mammals.  These are mammals that have placentas.  The second are marsupials, which have a pouch that is used to nourish their young.  The third are monotremes, which lay eggs. I wanted to find …

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What Are The Different Orders Of Mammals?

There are over five thousand species of mammals worldwide, and these are made up of different classifications. One of these groups is known as orders. There are twenty-eight orders of mammals, and in this article, I wanted to look at the different types. What are the different orders of mammals? Artiodactyla (Even-toed Ungulates) Carnivora (Meat-eaters) …

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What Are The Different Groups Of Marine Mammals?

There is some discussion over how many groups of marine mammals there are. Some organizations say four; others say five. They all include the same mammals, so I wanted to research what these are. NOAA recognizes four different groups: cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises), pinnipeds (seals, sea lions, and walruses), sirenians (manatees and dugongs), and marine fissipeds (polar bears and sea otters). The Marine Mammal Center separates …

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