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Extinct 'Godzilla' Platypus Found in Australia
Animals  (tags: platypus, Australia, extinct species, scientist, discovery, monster, interesting, wildlife )

Giana
- 664 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
A giant extinct species of the platypus with powerful teeth has been discovered in Australia, with a scientist on Tuesday describing the duck-billed water animal as a "Godzilla" like monster.
Poisonous Platypuses Confirm Convergent Evolution
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, platypus, evolution )

Michelle
- 1784 days ago - nature.com
Don't be fooled by the playful-looking duck's bill -- platypuses deliver a venom containing more than 80 different toxins.
Strange Mammals
Animals  (tags: environment, habitat, humans, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, pets, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, mammals, mermaid, platypus, manatee )

Andrija
- 1838 days ago - animaltales.info
Most mammals have a fairly conventional and recognizable shape and appearance, but some at first glance almost defy classification. One of the most bizarre of all mammals is the duck-billed platypus of Australia. As an egg-laying mammal it is odd enough..
Echidna's Ancestor Swam With Platypuses
Animals  (tags: animals, platypus, Echidna )

Leslie
- 1958 days ago - news.discovery.com
DNA analysis of the land-loving, spiny echidna has found it was once an amphibious platypus-like creature.
Platypus Twins Boost to Drought Hit Species
Animals  (tags: platypus, captured, released, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

CherAway
- 2337 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
A platypus live-trapping survey at Buchan township in Eastern Victoria, Australia, by Australian Platypus Conservancy biologists located two well-grown and healthy juvenile Platypus. The young males were captured and then released back to the wild.
Reintroduced Platypus Thriving in Melbourne Suburbs
Animals  (tags: platypus, reintroduced, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

CherAway
- 2342 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Six new juvenile platypus have been seen in Cardinia Creek in the course of a recent survey conducted by Australian Platypus Conservancy biologists.
Scientists Gather for Platypus Conference
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, platypus, conference, scientists )

Jacquelin
- 2472 days ago - bigpond.com
Scientists and researchers from around the world are gathering in Victor Harbor, south of Adelaide, to further explore the genetic mysteries of the platypus. The entire genetic record of the platypus was published earlier this year, sparking internatio
Illegal Net Kills Fish and Platypus
Animals  (tags: australia, wildanimals, wildlife, platypus, fish, illegal netting, humans )

Jacquelin
- 2518 days ago - thedaily.com.au
A sickening act of illegal netting at Obi Obi Creek, near Kenilworth, has killed a platypus and scores of fish. Disturbing photos supplied to the Daily show the platypus entangled in the gillnet, which had been strung across the river 200 metres from t
Fossil Suggests Platypus Lived in Dinosaur Times - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, platypus, dinosaurs, fossils, monotreme, egg laying mammal, scientists )

Chrissy
- 2779 days ago - abc.net.au
Just about everyone loves the platypus, but for years the strange little monotreme has keep its secrets to itself. Now Australian scientists have discovered that the platypus is significantly older than previously thought: it may have been around since 12
   

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