The mammals category houses sites about all mammals that exist, including marine mammals. Marine mammals should not be listed in the Marine Life category. There are a total of 4,060 mammals all together, living species. There are some defining characteristics that make a mammal a mammal. 1) Mammary glands are what makes a mammal a mammal. It is responsible for the process of lactation, or the production of milk. This helps mothers feed their young. 2) The presence of hair or fur for the purpose of insulation is also a defining characteristic. It helps maintain temperature.
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The Animals of Bear Country
[ Kids/Teens ] Take a virtual tour to discover fun facts about animals, read general information, and view photographs.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Description of badgers, their family life, and about their living space (setts). Includes photographs, and tips for seeing them in the wild.
Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Youth of all ages can learn the similarities and differences of the brains of various mammals, including brain sections, circuitry, and functions.
The Hall of Mammals
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Find information on four major groups of mammals; further facts on placental mammals includes fossil records and ecology.
International Marine Mammal Project
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] An international project dedicated to protecting marine creatures from dolphins to seals. Features archives, letters, and information these marine mammals.
Kiwi Conservation Club
[ Kids/Teens ] Learn about wildlife in New Zealand. Includes articles, games, and quizzes.
[ Kids/Teens ] A variety of short slides on many mammals of interest ranging from the African elephant to the Wolverine and Zebra. Pictures included as well.
NSiS: Florida Wildlife - Mammal Index
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Information concerning mammals from hoofed to gnawing. Also lists mammals who are on the protected list.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Shows the respiratory system of several animals, including man.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Sanctuary and education centre provides care for injured and orphaned marsupials. Includes case histories, photographs, information for volunteers, and a wildlife database.
TheWebsiteOfEverything.com - Everything about Mammals
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Contains articles on many mammals with hyperlinked citations.
Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Cetacea Order
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Research on marine mammals, with emphasis on the order of Cetacea. Find out why porpoises, dolphins, and whales belong to this order of species.
The Wolverine Foundation
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Non-profit organization directed at the support and initiation of research and information concerning wolverines.
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