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Recent observations

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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juddpatterson

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October 27, 2013 02:23 PM EDT

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Duck-billed Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus

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juddpatterson

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October 2, 2014 07:55 AM EDT

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Duck-billed Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus

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olivia19

Date

October 1, 2015 12:35 PM NZDT

Description

Working on a project in the Dendenong Ranges monitoring platypus population levels. Fount this guy (the oldest known male platypus in Australia) and a few others.

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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denish

Date

May 18, 2016

Description

It was among rocks next to a creek in outer suburbia.

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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karolina

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February 22, 2014

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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nikbaines

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April 15, 2016 02:47 PM MAGT

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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rushecology

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October 17, 2005 04:50 PM AEST

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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ctnash

Date

March 23, 2016 07:06 PM AEST

Description

walking across road

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Duck-billed Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus

Observer

rushecology

Date

September 23, 2007

Description

SRA Sitecode 67282

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Duck-billed Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus

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fmgee

Date

February 15, 2016

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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fmgee

Date

February 28, 2016

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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rushecology

Date

December 6, 2007 03:10 PM AEDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Monotremes (from the Greek μονός monos "single" + τρῆμα trema "hole", referring to the cloaca) are mammals that lay eggs (Prototheria) instead of giving birth to live young like marsupials (Metatheria) and placental mammals (Eutheria). The only surviving examples of monotremes are all indigenous to Australia and New Guinea, although there is evidence that they were once more widespread. Among living mammals they include the platypus and four species of echidnas (or spiny anteaters); there is...

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