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Ornithorhynchus anatinus

1 Platypus at suppressed

Ornithorhynchus anatinus at suppressed - 8 May 2023
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Identification history

Ornithorhynchus anatinus 9 May 2023 CarbonAI
Ornithorhynchus anatinus 9 May 2023 AlburyCityEnviros

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Platypus foraging near culvert (photo from video provided). Observed and video from C Werner (AlburyCity)

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   9 May 2023
wow. lots of people walking at different places tell me they have seen them but when I get down the tracks I can't find one.

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Species information

  • Ornithorhynchus anatinus Scientific name
  • Platypus Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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Additional information

  • Unknown Gender
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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