Ornithorhynchus anatinus

3 Platypus at Stromlo, ACT

Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Stromlo, ACT - 26 Feb 2023
Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Stromlo, ACT - 26 Feb 2023
Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Stromlo, ACT - 26 Feb 2023
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Identification history

Ornithorhynchus anatinus 2 Mar 2023 CarbonAI
Ornithorhynchus anatinus 2 Mar 2023 KorinneM

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User's notes

Was around the rocks that are a small set of rapids for 5-10 minutes. So delightful to watch. Second platypus I've seen 'wild'.

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Waterwatch wrote:
   2 Mar 2023
Great images! Don't normally see shots of them in the rapids.

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 26 Feb 2023 01:58 PM Recorded on
  • KorinneM Recorded by

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  • Alive / healthy Animal health

Species information

  • Ornithorhynchus anatinus Scientific name
  • Platypus Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 998.1m Recorded at altitude
  • 83 images trained Machine learning

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