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Why the platypus is considered a chimera

It has a duck's bill, a beaver's tail, and an otter's fur. Oh and it also lays eggs. Meet the platypus, one of the strangest mammals in the animal kingdom.

09/20/2019 6:20 AM

459 comments

  • Deb A.
    11/25/2020 03:36

    And that was nesting material you saw it carrying with its tail. It was taking it back to the burrow.

  • Deb A.
    11/25/2020 03:35

    They are monotremes because they lay eggs which is a subclass of mammals. They are mammals because the females feed their young milk. I think that that are amazing little creatures.

  • Brody Y.
    11/01/2020 08:14

    Fun fact, since they produce milk and lay eggs a platypus is the only animal that can produce it's own custard

  • Saripudin H.
    10/22/2020 02:32

    it's quack?

  • Renoz D.
    08/27/2020 04:29

    Perry platipus

  • Puji L.
    08/23/2020 10:20

    Duck and otter have a mate

  • Viktor L.
    08/13/2020 09:33

    Australia, the island where the aliens had thrown all their failed experiments😆😆😆

  • Pam H.
    08/08/2020 23:13

    Great to see

  • Indie M.
    08/05/2020 19:14

    São mesmo engraçados

  • Mark R.
    07/30/2020 18:20

    They are not the only mammals that lay eggs. Echidna lay eggs too. There use to be countless mammals that layed eggs. They were the Monotrematas. They all went extinct except Platypus and Echidnas. Our mammal ancestors also all laid eggs until Placenta mammals and marsupial mammals evolved out of that and started to hatch eggs internally. Monotrems never evolved out of that like the rest of the mammals

  • John P.
    07/29/2020 21:21

    Talk about a weird combination right?

  • Markiee M.
    07/28/2020 23:52

    Is cool critter...

  • Jas M.
    07/27/2020 06:48

    kamukha mo

  • Nikko
    07/27/2020 05:15

    Oh, The Female poisons you too.

  • Alvin C.
    07/22/2020 15:03

    Where's Perri?

  • Mark L.
    07/21/2020 15:53

    Don't mess with Ferry

  • Robin D.
    07/12/2020 02:49

    It's a poisonous mammal that lays eggs....

  • Ireneo G.
    07/09/2020 02:37

    Mamal that lay egg.. Wtfook

  • Von J.
    07/08/2020 03:09

    A Real Life Perry The Platypus

  • Dines C.
    07/07/2020 03:02

    Sideduck

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