A curious echidna checks out a smorgasbord of ants in central Victoria.
How new species are created is at the core of the theory of evolution. Mammals may be a good example of how sex chromosome change drove major groups apart.
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Stuffed platypus specimens had been viewed with incredulity for more than a century until a live animal was exhibited outside of Australia
The discovery of a prehistoric, supersized, carnivorous platypus helps to fill in the family history of this unusual and iconic Aussie species.