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Platypus - monotreme - poisonous spur on each rear foot - elusive Australian animal

Black Eastern Quoll. carnivorous nocturnal marsupial

Tiger Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus), also known as the Spotted-tail Quoll, the Spotted Quoll, the Spotted-tailed Dasyure or (erroneously) the Tiger Cat, is a carnivorous marsupial of the quoll genus Dasyurus native to Australia.


Platypus, it has a bill and webbed feet like a duck, lays eggs like a bird or a reptile but also produces milk and has a coat of fur like a mammal!

Johnson's Animal Kingdom - "PORCUPINE" - Chromo - 1880

Johnson's Animal Kingdom - "PORCUPINE" - Chromo - 1880

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Echidna together with the platypus, are the only extant mammals that lay eggs (order Monotremata).

Echidna together with the Platypus, are the only extant mammals that lay eggs (order Monotremata). Spines are modified hair

All of the monotremes, or egg-laying mammals such as the platypus and echidna, lost their stomachs during the course of evolution.

Why the Platypus Will Never Have a Stomach

The platypus is the most unusual animal on the planet, for many reasons. The…

The Iconic Platypus at Healesville Sanctuary Ah.the Platypus.it's a mammal, but it lays eggs!Take that, Darwin!

duck-billed platypus characteristics

The duck-billed platypus id a primitive mammal that lives in ponds, lakes, and rivers in Australia and Tasmania.