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Animals with a backbone are called _________.
vertebrates
Animals, like kangaroos, whose young finish developing in a special pouch are ______.
marsupials
What do we call animals that are active at night?
nocturnal
Mammals which eat flesh are ______.
carnivores
Animals that live in groups of the same kind are known as _______.
social animals
The place where mammals like to live is known as its _____.
habitat
How many limbs do most mammals have?
four
Mammals which feed mostly on insects are _______.
insectivores
Mammals which eat plants for food are known as _____.
herbivores
Rabbits are often mistaken for a _______ even though they are NOT one of these.
rodent
Name the glands that mammal mothers have which provide milk for their babies.
mammary glands
Which two mammals are not born alive, but hatch from eggs?
duckill platypus and echidna