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Research on platypus numbers and distribution is being stepped up as science tries new ways to document this elusive Australian species. Photography by Doug Gimesy.
One way to help determine if platypus occur in a stream is via netting. Here, fyke nets at set up before dusk and then are checked every 3–4 hours until dawn, at which time they are taken down and removed.
Photo credit: Doug Gimesy