A clutch of cute Primates

January 14, 2017 mammal 0

I am always amazed at how primates with their tiny, quite helpless young, have managed to thrive in the hostile surroundings that they inhabit! Can you believe how tiny this little baby mouse lemur is? What about these pygmy Marmosets? ¬†They are fully five inches long when adult. They live […]

Are Playtpus Mammals

January 7, 2017 mammal 0

Platypus are mammals indeed. They are very strange ones though. First of all, they lay eggs. No other group of mammals apart from the Echidnas¬†do that. These are primitive mammals that also do not have teats. Secondly, they also feed their young milk which drips from hair near their mammary […]