duck-billed platypus


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duck-billed platypus

an amphibious egg-laying mammal, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, of E Australia, having dense fur, a broad bill and tail, and webbed feet: family Ornithorhynchidae
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Also included are fascinating sections addressing the little-publicized dangers of the duck-billed platypus and human parasitic catfish.
When the curators of the British Museum first came across a duck-billed platypus they believed it was a fake and tried to pull its beak off.
A PATCHWORK of genes derived from birds, reptiles and mammals has made the duck-billed platypus one of nature's oddest creations, research has shown.
THE duck-billed platypus swam with the dinosaurs and is the world's oldest living mammal, scientists have discovered.
But then so would an averagely-bright duck-billed platypus.
The series features the first ever footage of a duck-billed platypus in its burrow with its offspring.
Monotremes, the primitive, egg-laying mammals, include only the duck-billed platypus, a creature called the echidna, and a few extinct forms.
Wayne Lukas whether you know a horse from a duck-billed platypus or care.
Unfortunately the Cayenne still looks like it's the result of a latenight fumble between a 911 and a duck-billed platypus.
But her ITV spectacular on Saturday was a flat as the coupon of a duck-billed platypus.