Why are offspring of oviparous animals at a greater risk as compared to offspring of viviparous animals?

Asked by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago |  143

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Egg-laying animals which are commonly called oviparous lay eggs outside their bodies. Due to this reason, the eggs of these animals are constantly threatened by various environmental factors. On the other hand in viviparous animals, the development of the egg takes place within the body of the female. protects the embryo or fetus from predators. Therefore, the offspring of an egg-laying or egg-laying animal are at greater risk than the offspring of a viviparous animal that gives birth to its young.

Answered by Abhisek | 1 year ago

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