- Mammals developed several adaptations
that help explain their success.
- Teeth are specialized for cutting,
shearing or grinding; thick enamel helps prevent teeth from wearing
- Mammals are capable of rapid locomotion.
- Brain sizes are larger per pound of body
weight than most other animals'.
- Mammals have more efficient control over
their body temperatures than do birds.
- Hair provides insulation.
- Mammary glands provide milk to nourish