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What mammal group lay eggs?

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Are placental mammals an egg laying group?

No. Placental mammals give live birth. The egg-laying mammals are known as monotremes , and belong to the order monotremata.

What do you call a mammal that lays eggs?

A mammal that lays eggs is known as a monotreme. The only known monotremes are the platypus, the short-beaked echidna and the long-beaked echidna.

What four mammals lay eggs?

There are just three known species of egg-laying mammals, or monotremes. They are the platypus and short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) of Australia, and the long-bea

What mammal lays eggs and has a backbone?

All mammals have a backbone. Therefore, the two mammals which lay eggs both have backbones. The platypus and the echidna are the only two egg-laying mammals in existence.

Do mammals lay their eggs in the water?

Neither of the two egg-laying mammals lays their eggs in water. The platypus digs a burrow in the riverbank above the waterline, while the echidna actually deposits its egg di

Which group of mammals lay eggs like their reptilian ancestors?

Mammals which lay eggs are called monotremes. They include the platypus, short-beaked echidna and long-beaked echidna. However, there is no evidence that reptiles were ances