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Re: Battat's hair; Prototheria



>Monotreme mommas make milk--how can they
>not be mammals?

   As I understand it, they (spiny anteaters, echindas, and platypuses) don't
have a special gland in one spot on their bodies such as a mammary gland, but
rather they "sweat" a milk-like equivalent out of tiny gland spread all over
their bodies like pores (which the babies lap up rather than nurse).
   No breasts=not a mammal
   Now how would you prove therapsids did it one way or another?

Betty Cunningham(Flyinggoat@aol.com)