The Age Of Mammals

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*Mammals are characterized by the presence of mammary glands, hair, neocortex region in the brain, and three specialized middle ear bones. *They are warm-blooded and air-breathing animals. *They are adapted for living in a wide range of environments (including the ocean, underground, and land).
*Coenozoic era is known as the Age ofmammals which occurs 65 million years ago till today. *The first mammal was not a primate but it was, in fact included in a group of reptiles called therapists. They lived
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*At birth, a panda is smaller than a mouse and weighs about four ounces. *Hooded seals have the shortest childhood of all mammals. *A giraffe's tongue is 20 inches long which is used by them to clean their own ears. *A hard working mole can dig a hole up to 300 feet deep over night. *The heart of wale beats very slowly.It is as slow as that it beats once in every 6 seconds. *All polar bears are left handed. *Beavers can hold their breath for up to 15 minutes. *Beavers’ teeth never stop growing. *Chimpanzees can go bald as they age. *Elephants normally walk about 4 mph. *Elephants can smell water up to 3 miles away. * Killer whale the fastest mammal in water. It can swim at speeds of 34 mph. *Among mammals the bowhead whale has the longest lifespan. It can live for 100 years or
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