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Duck Billed Platypus

from Travel Photography

Eungella Platypus

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...

from ScienceDaily

Platypus Genome Explains Animal's Peculiar Features; Holds Clues To Evolution Of Mammals

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LATYPUS Found in vast numbers in eastern Australia including Tasmania, these semiaquatic egg-laying mammals are also known as the duck-billed platypus. Platypus - Newspix/Rex Shutterstock/Rex Features/Rex Images

from Mail Online

It's a bird, it's a beaver.... actually the duck-billed platypus is neither as scientists decode its DNA for the first time

Platypus! One of only 2 mammals in the world that lay eggs. The other is the echidna, also an Australian native.