6 Animals That Aren’t Mammals and Produce “Milk”

When you think of milk, you might think of mammals like humans and cows, but there are other species that give food to their young, in their own weird ways.

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Cockroach milk is not the next superfood. It could be a lot more important than that.
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‘caecillian

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Fish

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IMAGES

https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/red-cow-with-dreamy-eyes-and-pink-snout-on-a-blue-background-gm1282514033-380222171
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rosaflamingo-K%C3%BCken_-_Fuetterung_mit_Kropfmilch.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PigeonAnatomy.png
https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/feeding-young-cuban-flamingo-phoenicopterus-ruber-103128599
flamingos
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Myrmarachne_magna_male_lateral.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Myrmarachne_magna_male_frontal_01.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/house-pseudoscorpion-gm1302846007-394469717
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/extreme-closeup-of-a-false-scorpion-pseudoscorpiones-on-wood-gm1247561879-363332748
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/caecilian-gm1278468811-377401526
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/symphysodon-discus-in-an-aquarium-hkly4tangix6aliqr
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Symphysodon_aequifasciatus_(1)_03May2010.JPG
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/stingray-swimming-in-an-aquarium-underwater-world-r3bt41edsk16v2ztj
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stingray_giving_birth.jpg
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https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/cows-on-the-beach-gm802937940-130189243

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