What are mammals?

Take a look at some of these air-breathing mammals.

What makes an animal a mammal? Learn about the different characteristics that make an animal a mammal in this video.

A few things to remember about mammals:

  • All mammals have hair
  • All mammals have lungs
  • All mammals are warm blooded
  • Mammals can live on land or in water
  • Most mammals give birth to live babies. But there are a few mammals who lay eggs

Now practise what you've learned with the activity and quiz below!

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