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Many birds lay white, unpigmented eggs—as do all lizards, turtles, crocodiles, and the only known egg-laying mammals, the platypus and the echidna.
The platypus is an Australian mammal with some weirdly reptilian traits, like egg laying.
The platypus's milk seeps through pores in its abdomen, not through teats as in all other mammals.
There are three kinds of mammals: egg-laying monotremes such as the platypus, marsupials like kangaroos and opossums, and the majority—placental, or eutherian, mammals—including humans and about 4400 other mammal species.
Doesn’t sound like a lion or a lamb, or even a platypus.
Our favorite parts of the museum were: armadillo, platypus, owls, giraffe, two headed calf, and the open space for the 16 month old to run in.
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