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Echidna-egg laying mammal-500th post!

10,000 Birds

In Australia we have two egg-laying mammals. It could be a bird, lizard or a mammal! As most of you know, we do have some incredible birds in Australia as well as mammals. As if this mammal was not odd enough with its spines and being an egg-laying mammal it also has a four-headed appendage.

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USDA tracking bird flu spillover events in mammals

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Mountain lions, bottlenose dolphins, and striped skunks are among a long list of wild animals infected during the largest outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in U.S.

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Animals (mammals) who drink after eating?

Reddit Animals

I'm wondering if there are any mammals other than the man who drink after eating. So, it's a good behavior for mammals to drink water after a meal or not? Thanks submitted by /u/Honest-Word-7890 [link] [comments]

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Why do birds move in such a twitchy way compared to mammals? Question

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I've noticed that it seems like birds move in a very twitchy way compared to mammals, even if they are in a similar size, like a chicken compared to a cat. Or is it because they are lighter than mammals? Are their muscles different in some way? submitted by /u/typingnickname2 [link] [comments]

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Fur and Fangs rather than Feathers and Beaks

10,000 Birds

Memorable encounters with Mammals Part II It’s generally reckoned that there are more deer in Britain today than there were in the Middle Ages, a fact that is almost certainly true. It’s a common mammal in the countryside around my home, and I see them frequently. Rather more are killed in collisions with cars.

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Fur and Fangs rather than Feathers and Beaks

10,000 Birds

Memorable encounters with Mammals: Part I Most birdwatchers enjoy seeing mammals, but the trouble with mammals is that they tend to be much more challenging to see than birds. On my 21-day Kenyan safaris we reckoned to find around 600 species of birds and around 60 mammals, both impressive totals.

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Birding Gir National Park, India

10,000 Birds

This park protects the largest remaining tract of dry deciduous forest in the west of India, offering visitors 37 species of reptiles, 38 species of mammals and, not to be forgotten – almost 300 bird species. The commonest large mammals of the park are smallish, spotted forest deer – Chitals, and we often encounter small herds.

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