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Lesson 01 – Mammals Are Animals

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Read About Mammals

Vocabulary

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A mammal is a warm-blooded animal whose babies are born alive, are fed milk, and have hair or fur.

Warm-blooded animals can make their own body heat even when it is cold. So whether it is sunny and hot or freezing outside, a warm-blooded animal keeps a constant body temperature. 

Mammals Are Animals

There are different types of animals.
Some animals are mammals.

Mammal Facts

• Mammals are warm-blooded.

• Mammals have hair or fur.

• Mammal babies are born alive.

• Mammals produce milk to feed their babies.

• Most mammals live on land.

Polar bears are mammals that live in very cold places.

Camels are mammals that live in very hot places.

Mammals such as whales live in water.

Did you know that bats are the only mammals that can fly?

To learn more about mammals, watch the video by Learn Bright on Youtube.

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