Mammals

Monotremes

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Montremes are egg-laying mammals.

Echidna Platypus

Echidna (Spiny-Anteater)

Duck-billed Platypus

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Australia, New Guinea

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Terrestrial biomes

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Their terrestrial habitats include deserts, sandy plains, rocky areas, and forests in both lowlands and mountains.

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desert or dune ; savanna or grassland ; forest ; scrub forest ; mountains .

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Australia (Eastern)

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Aquatic biomes

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Freshwater lakes rivers ponds and streams

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Burrows along the banks of the water

 

 

Pictures for educational purposes only.

References

Wund, M., A. Sorin and P. Myers. 2006. "Prototheria" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed February 08, 2007 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Prototheria.html.

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