The PLATYPUS is a semiaquatic mammal native to eastern Australia, including Tasmania. 1 of only 5 mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth. The unusual appearance of this egg-laying, duck-billed, beaver-tailed, otter-footed mammal baffled many.
One of my favourite animals by far- the Platypus. Classed as a monotreme, it is a living evolutionary link between reptiles and mammals, possessing traits of both. Platypus wall poster – The Platypus: One of David Attenbourough's Natural Curiosities