On This Day
Stuffed platypus specimens had been viewed with incredulity for more than a century until a live animal was exhibited outside of Australia
A shy platypus watches warily from behind a screen of grasses lining a small pond
An AGS-sponsored project is radio tracking Tassie platypuses to help them better understand a worrisome fungal disease
Platypus are known for being extremely shy, but this little fella was curious about some lucky wildlife photographers
Spotting this duck-billed delight is a lottery, but dusk and dawn are a good bet.
The discovery of a prehistoric, supersized, carnivorous platypus helps to fill in the family history of this unusual and iconic Aussie species.
Lake Elizabeth, near Forrest in Victoria, is home to platypus and one of the few places you can view them in the wild.