How has continental drift affected mammals in Australia?

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Jun 23, 2018

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  • Australia separated from other continents before evolution of Eutherian mammals.
  • Stock of primitive mammals, that survived on the Southern continent after continental drift, later diverged and evolved in marsupials which are found nowhere in the world.
  • Few of the earliest type egg laying mammals have also survived in Australia.

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