duck-billed platypus


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  • noun

Synonyms for duck-billed platypus

small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet

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They are the echidna, a spiny anteater, and the duck-billed platypus, both from Australia.
Well, we know you're in Australia, Brit, but there's no need to show the locals your impression of a duck-billed platypus.
Once while he was performing, a member of the audience asked him to make a duck-billed platypus.
The duck-billed platypus is the only mammal that can play Monopoly.
Contrasted with the flowing elegance of a 911, the long-snouted 4x4 looked more like a duck-billed platypus than a stylish supercar.
If Jodie runs out of outrageous poses, I'm certain she can find a new career on Animal Planet where her strong resemblance to a duck-billed platypus might actually be appreciated.
THE weird and wonderful duck-billed platypus just got even more weird and more wonderful.
Branded the duck-billed platypus by some pundits, thanks to its extraordinary-looking nose, the Italian company's novel six-seater people carrier isn't just intelligent - it has a higher IQ than its rivals in the compact MPV market, according to What MPV and 4x4?
Then there's the duck-billed platypus, with the body of an otter and the beak and feet of Donald Duck; the sugar glider, a small possum whose skin stretches between fore and hind legs, providing "wings" with which to glide from tree to tree; and of course Australia's signature koalas.
Koalas and kangaroos are out - they're passe, they've had more than their 15 minutes of fame - and the duck-billed platypus, a spiky anteater and a laughing bird are in.
One of the most fascinating of these is the duck-billed platypus.
With its duck-billed platypus face, handsome is not a word that springs to mind when describing the Multipla.
Name: Platypus or duck-billed platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)