In a message dated 4/19/06 8:48:26 P.M. Central Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
Mammals eat the placenta for two basic reasons, 1 is to  stimulate
> and nourish a mother who may not be in a position to hunt or  graze
for a
> while and 2 it helps remove sent of newborn from the area  which
would attract
> predators.

+++ The whales and dolphins are more evolved ?

Maybe , but the whales and dolphins can easily swim away from the placenta along ocean currents and the water disperses any odor. Where as land mammals usually don't move out of an area  for at least a few hours after having given birth.

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