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Push to save Australia's weird, elusive platypuses as climate worsens

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It only takes a rustle and splash of an orange buoy floating on the Thone River for two Australian scientists to know they’ve found what they’re looking for: the elusive platypus.

Famed for its bill, webbed feet and venomous spurs, the platypus is one of only two egg-laying mammals in the world. Many Australians have never seen one in the wild...

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