Facts about mammals

Facts about mammal


What is a mammal?

Mammals are a group of vertebrate animals with fur or hair and a very precise kind of temperature regulation.

Mammals are the only animals that produce milk for the young through their mammary glands.

For Example.

  • Human
  • Goat
  • Cat
  • Giraffe
  • Fox
  • Monkey
  • Rhino
  • elephant
  • Dolphins
  • lion
  • sheep
  • tiger

Including above there are around 6000 species of mammals that are found on the earth.

Bats are the only mammal that is capable of flying.

Did you know which is the biggest mammal?

The blue whale is the biggest mammal, which can grow up to 108ft long, and weigh up to 209 tons.

Which is the biggest land mammal?

The African elephant is the biggest land mammal, which can grow up to 13ft tall, and weigh up to 13.25 tons.

Which is the tallest mammal?

The giraffe is the tallest mammal, which can grow over 20ft tall.

Which is the smallest mammal?

The bumblebee bat of Thailand is the smallest mammal.

Which is the fastest land mammal?

The cheetah is the fastest land mammal, Cheetah is capable of running at 80 to 128 kilometers per hour.

Which is the fastest marine mammal?

The fastest swimming marine mammal is the killer whale, which can reach 34 miles per hour.

Which is the highest jumper mammal?

The highest jumping mammal is the leopard, which can jump over 16.5ft into trees.

Which is the oldest mammal?

The elephant is the oldest mammal, which can live for over 70 years.

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