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

Aug 4, 2014 ... Scientists have found fossils that suggest that ancient platypuses where twice as large as the modern variety, at 3.3 feet (1 meter) long.

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

The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), sometimes referred to as the duck- billed platypus, .... The platypus uses its tail for storage of fat reserves (an adaptation also found in animals such as the Tasmanian devil). The webbing on the feet is ...

https://www.conservationinstitute.org/platypus-facts/

Feb 6, 2014 ... Resembling an amphibious mole, the platypus is often described as having the body of a beaver with a duck's bill sewn on perfectly. As one of ...

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

The platypus is among nature's most unlikely animals. In fact, the first scientists to examine a specimen believed they were the victims of a hoax. The animal is ...

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/11/131104-giant-platypus-evolution-science-animals-paleontology/

Nov 6, 2013 ... At about three feet long, the ancient Obdurodon tharalkooschild is the biggest platypus ever found, a new study says.

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

The platypus is a remarkable mammal found only in Australia. the platypus. Sometimes known as a duck-billed platypus, this curious mammal combines the  ...

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/where-do-platypus-live.html

Oct 16, 2018 ... The unique semi-aquatic, egg laying, and venomous mammals are found only in Australia. Learn more about the platypus and its Australian ...

https://nhpbs.org/wild/ornithorhynchidae.asp

There is only one species in this family, the duck-billed platypus. The duck-billed platypus is found in eastern Australia. It is 19-22 inches in length and has thick, ...

https://animalcorner.co.uk/animals/duck-billed-platypus/

The Duck-billed Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) is a semi-aquatic mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania. The Platypus is one of the ...

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

Mar 21, 2019 ... Platypus, (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), also called duckbill, a small amphibious Australian mammal noted for its odd combination of primitive ...