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Answered 2011-08-27 09:47:05

Yes. Dolphins are placental mammals because they do not have a pouch like most marsupials, and they do not lay eggs like the monotremes.

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Are dolphins placental mammals?

Yes they are along with humans, dogs, possums, pigs, cows and horses.

How do placental mammals move?

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Do dolphins lay eggs or have babies?

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