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Meet The World's Oldest Wild Platypus
While most wild platypuses are expected to live no more than 12 years, this guy, called the “grandpa platypus” by an Australian newspaper, and who was first tagged in the mid-1990's, has reached the grand old age of 21—making him the oldest known wild ...
Melbourne's Healesville Sanctuary welcomes twin platypus boys
Melbourne's Healesville sanctuary has welcomed twin platypus boys after they emerged from their dirt burrow for the first time.
Oldest platypus found in the wild is discovered in Melbourne, Victoria
A geriatric platypus has defied the odds of nature and been revealed to be the oldest found in the wild - at the ripe old age of 21 years.
Queanbeyan platypus sculpture is the perfect 'billboard'
The belated launch of a 500-kilogram statue of a monotreme on Tuesday has given Queanbeyan a unique "billboard" proclaiming its unique distinction as one of the best platypus spotting spots in NSW.
Man Finds Baby Platypus In Garbage, Carries Her To Safety
Earlier this month, Wildlife Victoria's emergency response service in Australia was dispatched to a river to save a platypus in dire need. As it turns out, Harriet (as she was named by her rescuers) got tangled up in leftover fishing gear.

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