Name the two types of mammalian gametes. How are these different from each other? Name the type of reproduction they are involved in. Write the advantage of this type of reproduction.



  • Two types of mammalian gametes are:
  1. Male gametes - sperms 
  2. Female gametes - ovum/egg
  • The male gametes are motile , whereas the female gametes are non-motile.
  • Male and female gametes are involved in sexual reproduction.
  • Advantage of sexual reproduction is that it leads to variations in generations.  


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