30 Days of Creativity (Day 20) Platypus

This placid-looking male platypus has a secret weapon: spurs on its hindfeet that are connected to a gland that produces toxic venom. Males use them against predators or in battles with other males during mating season. A strike from a toxic platypus spur can kill a dog. Native to the rivers of eastern Australia, platypus are monotremes%u2014unlike most other mammals, monotremes never evolved live birth, but instead lay eggs like their amniote ancestors. Monotremes produce milk for their ...

Platypus Facts

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Crocodiles: Facts & Pictures

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The Croc and the Platypus - lots of fun in this Australian-themed picture book with strong rhythm and rhyme. #kidlit

Children’s Book Review, The Croc and the Platypus

The Croc and the Platypus by Jackie Hosking, illustrated by Marjorie Crosby-Fairall, An Australian reimagining of Edward Lear’s nonsense poem The Owl and the Pussycat.

Platypus Poster 2

Platypus Poster 2



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