some animals like platypus and echinoda the lay eggs then why are the considered as mammals

Asked by Shagun Rastogi | 1st Jan, 2014, 11:45: AM

Expert Answer:

Mammalian are not named for not laying eggs, they are named so for mammary glands used to nurture the young, that means milk-producing. The platypus nurses its young, and can then still be considered a mammal.

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 2nd Jan, 2014, 08:29: AM

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