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The Evolution and Adaptability of Mammals

National Museum of Natural Science

National Museum of Natural Science

This unit is comprised of a series of exhibits that look at how mammals have adaptedin terms of size, body structure and behavior, to better match their environments.In addition, this area features a variety of mammal specimens. The selected animalsare from different continents and climatic zones, and are shown in their simulatednatural habitats. Another exhibit in this unit describes the appearance of early man, and howprimates, in tropical rain forest and savanna, gradually evolved the characteristics of upright stance and increased cranial capacity.

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