Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the differences between Mammals and Reptiles. Comparison and Difference.

Differences between Mammals and Reptiles

S.No. Mammals Reptiles
1 Warm-blooded. Cold-blooded.
2 Have hair on Fur. Have scaly hair.
3 Give live birth. Lay eggs.

Similarities between Mammals and Reptiles

1. Both are Vertebrates.

2. Both breath with lungs.

Some Special Features of Mammals are

  • They are warm-blooded
  • Have fur, hair or wool
  • They give birth to live young (the exception here is that platypus and echidna lay eggs)
  • The mother feeds milk to their young
  • They all have lungs

Some Special Features of Reptiles are

  • They are cold-blooded
  • Have hard leathery scales
  • Most have 4 limbs and a tail the (exception here is the snake has no limbs)
  • Most lay eggs with leathery shells
  • They have lungs
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