duck-billed platypus


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

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MAGIC MOMENTS: TV producer Chris Cole has been trekking all over the world with Sir David Attenborough to make wildlife series The Life of Mammals and (right) a rare picture of duck-billed platypus swimming underwater; PASSION: Sir David Attenborough gets up close and personal with an armadillo
Wayne Lukas whether you know a horse from a duck-billed platypus or care.
Josef Stiegler, a doctoral student of biological sciences at the George Washington University (GWU) and co-author of a study on the findings, said in a statement Monday: "Animals that lose all of their teeth as they grow up are rare today, [but] some examples include the duck-billed platypus and some species of catfish.
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.
Notwithstanding the ludicrous title heaped on a young man with less interest in Wales than your average duck-billed platypus, isn't it about time those wallies at the Welsh Rugby Union got their act together?
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 birth of live babies among these cockroaches is very different from the way mammals give birth (though there are some mammals, like the duck-billed platypus, that lay eggs).
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.
They are the echidna, a spiny anteater, and the duck-billed platypus, both from Australia.
She tells me that the Hollywood star who had a relative who introduced the first duck-billed platypus to Europe was Errol Flynn.
From the bizarre duck-billed platypus, to the incredible blue whale, Attenborough has brought together an invaluable moving-picture compendium, which is highly-educational and incredibly entertaining.