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Ornithorhynchus anatinus

Platypus at Buxton, NSW

Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Buxton, NSW - 21 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Ornithorhynchus anatinus 23 Dec 2021 michaelb
Unidentified 22 Dec 2021 Jolly

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User's notes

2 platypus were sighted separately approx 100m apart on a stretchof the Bargo River swimming briefly on the top of the water then diving below to reappear within a minute, Leaving concentric ripples on the water surface. A video was taken.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 21 Dec 2021 08:47 AM Recorded on
  • Jolly Recorded by

Additional information

  • Unknown Gender
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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