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Ornithorhyncus Anatinus

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This shy fellow has top billing at Friday Forum
The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) is considered to be one of the world's most unusual animals. It is often described as a living fossil - a furry, warm-blooded, egg-laying mammal which retains some features of reptiles.
Echidnas' 'bizarre' mating no longer obstacle to successful breeding program
Australian researchers have discovered the secrets to captive breeding of echidnas, previously thought impossible because of their “bizarre” method of reproduction involving a four-headed penis. Echidnas – a type of monotreme or egg-laying mammal – are ...
Adorable echidna babies boost hope for critically endangered cousins
It is also one of the only two living mammals that lays eggs, the other being the duck-billed platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus). For a long time, scientists have had a limited understanding of echidna reproduction and biology.
Gene loss, adaptive evolution and the co-evolution of plumage coloration genes
Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), 3. Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii), 4. Human (Homo sapiens), 5.
The Platypus: Six Things You Didn't Know
If there was ever an appropriate occasion to apply the phrase “freak of nature” it would have to be in reference to the platypus.

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