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Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by Melanie, Nov 25, 2007.

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What are Monotremes?

Poll closed Dec 6, 2007.
  1. sounds less than extreme

    15.4%
  2. is it greater than one

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. a mammal

    15.4%
  4. not a mammal

    7.7%
  5. an echidna

    23.1%
  6. a platypus

    38.5%
  1. Melanie

    Melanie Active Member
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    I am posting a poll about my favourite crittur, unusual with some fun facts enjoy, criticise or laugh.............urp there were supposed to be a bunch more questions but it did not work out
     
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    Three of the answers would be correct (IMHO), but you can only check one.
     
  3. Gayla

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    I have absolutely no idea what a monotreme is.

    Guessed platypus.
     
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    An extreme monergist? :)
     
  5. Melanie

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    This faskinating group of beasties being platypi and echidnas are Australian egg laying mammals. Monotremes mean one hole .....this being the digestive wastes, kidney wastes and reproductive tracts are through one exit point....strange but true...the end part of the beast is also known as the cloaca. the egg when hatched in the marsupial pouch has a tiny weenie baby known as a puggle. Mamma does not have teats so the puggle less than a jellybean in size nuzzles mammas skin in the pouch and hey presto milk is secreted through the skin for the babino to lap or lick/suck.....they are amazing critturs....I was totally taken with seeing an echidna in the bush when holidaying in Tasmania and fell in love with needly cuteness of them:applause:
     
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