The recent decoding of the platypus‘s genome confirms what we already knew: the platypus is one of the strangest creatures on Earth. It’s technically a mammal because it is covered in fur and produces milk. But, it comes up short on the requirement that its young be born live (it is one of two mammals which lays eggs).
VIDEO: Twin baby platypuses make debut - Australian Geographic
A pair of baby boy platypuses have emerged from their burrow at Healesville Sanctuary in Victoria 133 days after hatching.
Island platypuses face risky future › News in Science (ABC Science)
A new study shows small island populations of platypus are in danger of being wiped out because of a lack of genetic diversity.
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What we know about declining platypus populations - it's not much | About Regional
Although platypus, our beloved and elusive monotreme, are listed as near-threatened, Victorian Platypus Conservancy biologist Geoff Williams says that if...
Using a scoop of DNA soup from a waterway to tell you what animals live there
Just like a criminal leaves traces of their DNA at a crime scene, animals from platypus to crayfish leave traces of their DNA everywhere they go, and this can be used to track biodiversity.
3037 Best Australia images in 2020 | Australia, Australia travel, Henry rollins
SPOT PLATYPUS IN THE WILD Shy, elusive, easily frightened and creatures of dawn and dusk, the Platypus is notorious for being nearly impossible to spot in the wild. We stay at Broken River Mountain Resort, situated on the bank of Broken River it is the place to stay for ultimate access to the Platypus.
I'm a Platypus - Reading of Children's Story Book
Plato the Platypus lives in the rainforest of Tasmania, an Australian island. While diving in the river for food, he meets other animals who are confused by ...
A Platypus song for children by Poco Drom
DOWNLOAD AT http://pocodrom.bandcamp.com/track/platypusA song for children and happy people about the wonderful egg laying mammal that is the PLATYPUS! Platy...
Swim, Little Wombat, Swim!
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