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https://www.livescience.com/27572-platypus.html

Aug 4, 2014 ... The bill of a platypus, sometimes called a duck-billed platypus, has a smooth texture that feels like suede. It is also flexible and rubbery.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/p/platypus/

The animal is best described as a hodgepodge of more familiar species: the duck (bill and webbed feet), beaver (tail), and otter (body and fur). Males are also ...

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/63062/10-curious-and-quirky-platypus-facts

10 Curious Facts About the Platypus ... In 2008, scientists deciphered the entire DNA of the duck-billed platypus and determined that, in accordance with the ...

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/quirky-facts-about-platypus

Jan 28, 2020 ... Indeed, the platypus's unique appearance — a duck's bill and feet, an otter's body and fur and a beaver's tail — all but screams hoax.

https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/platypus.html

Apr 11, 2020 ... The platypus is a semi-aquatic mammal that has a very unusual appearance, it is duck-billed, has a beaver-like tail, lays eggs, has otter-like fur ...

https://www.britannica.com/animal/platypus

See Article History. Alternative Titles: Ornithorhynchus anatinus, duck-billed platypus, duckbill, duckbilled platypus. Article Contents. Platypus, ( Ornithorhynchus ...

https://animalfactguide.com/animal-facts/platypus/

Aug 24, 2014 ... Roughly the size of a house cat, the platypus is between 30-60 cm (12-24 in.) in length and weighs 1-2 kg (2-4 lb.). It is covered in thick, dark ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platypus

The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), sometimes referred to as the duck- billed platypus, ... "Platypus: Facts, Pictures: Animal Planet". Animal.discovery. com.

https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/platypus.html

Apr 23, 2020 ... The platypus is the world's most venomous aquatic mammal. ... the platypus. Sometimes known as a duck-billed platypus, this curious mammal combines the characteristics of many different species in one. ... Search Our Facts ...

https://australianmuseum.net.au/learn/animals/mammals/platypus/

Along with echidnas, Platypuses are grouped in a separate order of mammals known as monotremes, which are distinguished ... Duck-billed Platypus ... Fast Facts. IUCN Conservation Status: LEAST CONCERN (LC). Classification ... Males are larger than females and can be over 60 cm long (tip of the bill to tip of the tail).