Come meet your relatives. Find out who's come and gone over the past 220 million years.
Even though it lives in the sea, the dolphin is a mammal – not a fish!
Pink fairy armadillo
The pink fairy armadillo has a tough scaly covering, like some reptiles. But all that hair is a clue: It's a mammal.
A mammal that lays eggs? Yes, the platypus is one of just two kinds of mammals that reproduce this way.
Meet one of your oldest ancestors! Morganacudon lived 210 million years ago and was closely related to the first mammal.
Mammals that fly? Yes, bats took to the air about 50 million years ago. Today, they're the second largest group of mammals./p>
Yes, you're a mammal, too—one of the most recent, in fact. Humans evolved in Africa several million years ago.
Largest mammal on land today, the African elephant uses its trunk to grasp leafy branches that few other savanna animals can reach.
Most bears eat meat. But the giant panda evolved to eat bamboo in China's snow-covered mountains.
You won't find the saber– tooth cat anywhere on Earth today. It prowled North America until about 10,000 years ago, when the last Ice Age ended.
that mammals lived in the shadow of dinosaurs for over 150 million years? Learn more.
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