Margot Finke's DOWN UNDER FUN Information about the weird and wonderful Aussie critters in Margot Books
Why don't Platypuses get more intraweb time? I mean, look how cute they are! Especially the babies!
Baby Duck Billed Platypus; look at his 'lil tail!
A Duck-Billed Platypus: "Underwater." N.B: Whilst submerged underwater, The Platypus closes its eyes and ears in order to hunt; it relies on its bill, (which has electro-receptors) to detect other animals, such as shrimp.
Duck billed platypus photo by Beth Hoffman (Adventures in Librarianship - cc from Flickr)
Duck-Billed Platypus - Rare Mamal that is Venomous
The world's only venomous furred animal, the Duck-Billed Platypus...where?? In Australia!
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...