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*  Short-beaked echidna
The metabolic rate is around 30% of that of placental mammals, making it the lowest energy-consuming mammal. This figure is ... This "post-Pleistocene dwarfing" affects many Australian mammals. Part of the last radiation of monotreme mammals, echidnas are ... Unlike placental mammals, including humans, the echidna does not have a ciliary muscle to distort the geometry of the lens and ... Mammals of New Guinea Robert Brown & Associates ISBN 1-86273-029-6 Augee, Gooden and Musser, p. 5. Iredale, T. and Troughton, E ...
*  Northern elephant seal
7 "Mammals"". The Natural History of Ano Nuevo. Boxwood Press. ISBN 0910286779. Marine Mammal Center - Northern elephant seal ... Beer, Encyclopedia of North American Mammals: An Essential Guide to Mammals of North America. Thunder Bay Press (2004), ISBN ... In 1874, Charles Melville Scammon recorded in Marine Mammals of the Northwestern Coast of America, that an 18-ft-long bull ... Condit, R. & Le Boeuf, B.J. (1984). "Feeding Habits and Feeding Grounds of the Northern Elephant Seal". J. Mammal. 65 (2): 281- ...
*  Fruitafossor
This find is an important discovery in mammal evolution, because of where it fits in the evolutionary tree of mammals and ... Most mammals of the Mesozoic were omnivores or unspecialized insectivores. Fruitafossor is unique in the degree of ... In 2009, a study by J. R. Foster was published that estimated the body masses of mammals from the Late Jurassic Morrison ... Foster concludes that Fruitafossor was the least massive of the formation at 6g, much lower than the average Morrison mammal of ...
*  Hystricognathi
Alfred L. Gardner Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service,Smithsonian ... 1993 Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing xviii + 1207 Smithsonian ... Bell 1997 Classification of mammals above the species level 631 Columbia University Press New York, New York, USA ISBN 0-231- ... animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/topics/mammal_anatomy/rodent_jaws.html Sciurognathi Hystricomorpha. ...
*  Monito del monte
In his 1943 Mammals of Chile, American zoologist Wilfred Hudson Osgood identified two subspecies of the monito del monte: D. a ... The naked underside of their tails may contribute to increasing friction when the mammal is on a tree. The base of their tails ... This tick can only be found on the monito del monte, so it depends on the survival of this nearly endangered mammal. T. ... 1995). Encyclopedia of mammals (2nd ed.). Andromeda Oxford. ISBN 978-1871869620. Nilsson, M. A.; Churakov, G.; Sommer, M.; Van ...
*  River dolphin
Martin, A.R.; Da Silva, V.M.F.; Rothery, P (2008). "Object carrying as social-sexual display in an aquatic mammal". Biology ... The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T10831A3220342.en "List of Marine Mammal Species and ... River dolphins are a very widespread group of fully aquatic mammals that reside exclusively in freshwater or brackish water. ... River dolphins are members of the infraorder Cetacea, which are descendants of land-dwelling mammals of the order Artiodactyla ...
*  List of mammals of Tasmania
... egg laying mammals (the monotremes), pouched mammals (the marsupials), and placental mammals. This is a list of mammals of ... List of Australian mammals List of Australian bats List of Australian rodents List of Australian marine mammals List of ... Tasmanian mammals are divided into three major groups based on reproductive techniques: ... monotremes and marsupials Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife list of Mammals DPIW - Complete list of Tasmania's mammals List of ...
*  Penile spines
"All Features Great and Small-the Potential Roles of the Baculum and Penile Spines in Mammals." Integrative and Comparative ... Larry Vogelnest; Rupert Woods (18 August 2008). Medicine of Australian Mammals. Csiro Publishing. ISBN 978-0-643-09928-9. ...
*  Tuco-tuco
The Encyclopedia of Mammals. New York: Facts on File. pp. 702-703. ISBN 0-87196-871-1. Luna, F. and C. Antinuchi. 2007. Energy ... Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 1560-1570. ... it has been suggested that they are among the most diversely speciated genus of mammals, largely due to chromosomal ... late surviving members of gondwanatherian mammals". Historical Biology: An International Journal of Paleobiology. 27 (5): 603- ...
*  Mammalian reproduction
Mammals Sex organ#Mammals Human reproduction Animal sexual behavior#Mammals Pregnancy (mammals) Equine reproductive system ... The monotremes branched early from other mammals and do not have the nipples seen in most mammals, but they do have mammary ... Most mammals eat this, as it is a good source of protein and other vital nutrients needed for caring for the young.[citation ... Most mammals are viviparous, giving birth to live young. However, the five species of monotreme, the platypuses and the ...
*  Paraphyly
However, mammals hail from the synapsids (which were once described as "mammal-like reptiles") and birds are descended from the ... the pelycosaurs ancestral to mammals; vivipary appeared subsequently in the mammal lineage. Independently-developed traits like ... Dawkins, Richard (2004). "Mammal-like Reptiles". The Ancestor's Tale, A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life. Boston: Houghton ... Savage, R. J. G. & Long, M. R. (1986). Mammal Evolution: an illustrated guide. New York: Facts on File. p. 208. ISBN 0-8160- ...
*  Placentophagy
... (from 'placenta' + Greek φαγειν, to eat; also referred to as placentophagia) is the act of mammals eating the ... Many placental mammals participate in placentophagy, including herbivores; exceptions include mainly humans, Pinnipedia, ... Marsupials, which are an order of metatherian (pouched) mammals, resorb rather than deliver the placenta, and therefore cannot ... "Placentophagia in Humans and Nonhuman Mammals: Causes and Consequences" (PDF), Ecology of Food and Nutrition Mark B. Kristal ( ...
*  Orcaella
The Encyclopedia of Mammals. New York: Facts on File. pp. 180-185. ISBN 0-87196-871-1. Arnason U., Gretarsdottir S.. 1992. ... Marine Mammal Science 15, 619-648. May-Collado, L., Agnarsson, I. (2006). Cytochrome b and Bayesian inference of whale ... In: Encyclopedia of marine mammals (Perrin WF, Würsig B, Thewissen JGM, eds.) Academic Press, Amsterdam, pp. 62-64. Parra, G.J ... N. (CETACEA, DELPHINIDAE). Marine Mammal Science 21: 365 -400 Beasley, Isabel L. (2007). Conservation of the Irrawaddy dolphin ...
*  Numbat
However, like other mammals that eat termites or ants, the numbat has a degenerate jaw with up to 50 very small, nonfunctional ... The Encyclopedia of Mammals. New York: Facts on File. p. 844. ISBN 0-87196-871-1. Cooper, C.E. & Withers, P.C. (2010). "Gross ... 2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0- ... Uniquely among terrestrial mammals, an additional cheek tooth is located between the premolars and molars; whether this ...
*  Burrow
Mammals are perhaps most well known for burrowing, especially Insectivora like the voracious mole, and rodents like the ... Examples of vertebrate burrowing animals include a number of mammals, amphibians, fish (dragonet and lungfish), reptiles, and ...
*  Paratheria (mammals)
... the other Mammals" (the Greek παρά para means "beside"). Thomas had included one other mammal among the edentates, the aardvark ... When teeth of the extinct gondwanathere mammals were first discovered in Argentina in the 1980s, they were thought to be ... The term "Paratheria" was coined by British mammalogist Oldfield Thomas in 1887 in a review of tooth development in mammals. He ... Consequently, he suggested that they should be given a grouping separate from the other major groupings of mammals, for which ...
*  Mammals (play)
Mammals is a play by Amelia Bullmore. It was first staged at the Bush Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London, from 6 April to 7 May ... Taken from Hannah Knowles's review) Past productions: Mammals - from the Bush Theatre website [1] - Hannah Knowles's review.. ...
*  The Mammals
... went on an indefinite hiatus in 2008. They began touring again in 2017. The Mammals play a style heavily influenced ... The Mammals have performed nationally in the USA, and internationally in Canada, Australia and Denmark. In 2007 the Mammals ... The Mammals collection at the Internet Archive's live music archive The Mammals on Myspace. ... The Mammals are a contemporary folk rock band based in the Hudson Valley, area of New York, in the United States. The band ...
*  Pregnancy (mammals)
For mammals the gestation period is the time in which a fetus develops, beginning with fertilization and ending at birth. The ... In mammals, pregnancy is the period of reproduction during which a female carries one or more live offspring from implantation ...
*  Mammals of Australia
Mammals List of Australian mammals List of Australian monotremes and marsupials List of Australian bats List of Australian ... Monotremes are mammals with a unique method of reproduction: they lay eggs instead of giving birth to live young. Two of the ... Forty-six marine mammals from the order Cetacea are found in Australian coastal waters, but since many of these species have a ... The mammals of Australia have a rich fossil history, as well as a variety of extant mammalian species, dominated by the ...
*  Mammals in culture
Predatory mammals, most often dogs, are used to help catch game, and to retrieve shot birds. Mammals are widely raced for sport ... Mammals have played a crucial role in creating and sustaining human culture. Domestication of mammals was instrumental in the ... most commonly to mammals, and it is an important part of the way that people relate to mammals. Attitudes and behaviour to ... Mammals are the most popular pets in the Western world, with the most kept species being dogs, cats, and rabbits. For example, ...
*  Mammals of Africa
... is a book series of six volumes from Bloomsbury Publishing. Published in 2013 and edited by Jonathan Kingdon ... it describes every species of African land mammal which comprise 1,160 species and 16 orders. Volume 1: Introductory Chapters ... Mammals of Africa more information about the series. ...
*  Mammals of Borneo
The mammal species of Borneo include 288 species of terrestrial and 91 species of marine mammals recorded within the ... Life Mammalian Species Accounts Taxonomy of Mammal Chiroptera Plate Tectonics Meets Genomics Small mammals of Kelabit Mammals ... The terrestrial mammals are dominated by the chiroptera (102 species of bats) and rodents (61 species of rats and mice). The ... Of the 57 mammal species that were identified from archaeological remains in the Niah Caves, Sarawak, 13 were bats. Four of ...
*  The Life of Mammals
... at BBC Programmes The Life of Mammals at BBC Online The Life of Mammals on the Eden website The Life of ... How about mammals? I was in my mid-seventies but I decided I would rather do that than sit at home by myself." Despite his age ... The Life of Mammals was intended to be his definitive account of the subject. Attenborough took on the series at the suggestion ... The Life of Mammals is a nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough, first transmitted in the United ...
*  List of prehistoric mammals
This is an incomplete list of prehistoric mammals. It does not include extant mammals or recently extinct mammals. For extinct ... mammals and near-mammals". Retrieved 30 December 2015. Paleofile.com (net, info) "Archived copy". Archived from the original on ... "Taxonomic lists- Mammals". Archived from the original on 11 January 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2015. Cox, Barry; Savage, R.J.G ... ISBN 0-333-48699-4. "Ordinal Classification of Mammals". Retrieved November 7, 2005. "Mikko's Phylogeny Archive". Archived from ...