Mammals is a play by Amelia Bullmore. It was first staged at the Bush Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London, from 6 April to 7 May 2005. This production then toured the UK in Spring 2006. With a cast of six, including Niamh Cusack, Mark Bonnar and Nancy Carroll. The playwright was awarded the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for the work. The play depicts a marriage in crisis following husband Kev's revelation to his wife Jane that he is in love with someone else. The arrival of Kev's best friend Phil with his whirlwind of a girlfriend triggers a series of confessions which threatens to upturn all of their lives. Kev and Jane's increasingly desperate attempts to discuss their problems whilst hiding them from their two daughters makes for an insightful and often painfully amusing drama.
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Warm-blooded vertebrate animals belonging to the class Mammalia, including all that possess hair and suckle their young.
Plural noun of mammal.
Dolphins and whales are a species of marine mammals.
The numerical value of mammals in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of mammals in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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In Asia and Africa there is a transmission cycle in small mammals and monkeys, in the Americas ... we don't know yet.
When you do a safari, you want to see a lion and you want to see an antelope, but these animals come from Asia they are not really African mammals. This is really an African mammal.
Humans and mammals don’t have the ability to make this compound, but we’ve found that many other animal species do, the ability to make gadusol, which was first discovered in fish eggs, clearly has some evolutionary value to be found in so many species.
As Pangea split there were huge volcanic eruptions, about 200 million years ago, and these plunged the world into chaos: environmental destruction and rapid climate swings, the big amphibians couldn't cope well and many species went extinct, but dinosaurs and mammals made it through.
I think one of the simplest explanations is that hunter-gatherers may have caught wolf pups, which is extremely easy to do, and kept them in captivity as sentinels against the large predators that roamed the landscapes of the last Ice Age - bears, cave lions, etc. as well as other dangerous mammals - mammoths, woolly rhinos, other humans.
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