A united front for platypus recovery

A united front for platypus recovery

1o March 2022 Just before the recent flooding hit, late last month Lockyer Valley organisations and locals invited Tamielle Brunt from Wildlife Queensland’s PlatypusWatch Network to speak at a workshop about platypuses and environmental DNA (eDNA).   Very little...
Have you seen the world’s only aquatic monotreme?

Have you seen the world’s only aquatic monotreme?

16 August 2021 Keep an eye out for Australia’s strangest mammal during #platypusmonth August is platypus month, an initiative embraced by Wildlife Queensland’s PlatypusWatch program. Despite almost everyone knowing about the biological curiosity that is the world’s...
Priority protection needed for dwindling platypus populations

Priority protection needed for dwindling platypus populations

Platypus at Eungella, Queensland. Image © Tamielle Brunt Platypus habitat in Australia has shrunk by 22 per cent in 30 years and the animal should now be listed as a nationally threatened species, according to new research led by the University of New South Wales. The...

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