ANIMAL FILE

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Species:platypus(ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Scientific classification:mammale,vertebrate,is not carnivor
Physical characteristics:head-body lenght: 30-45 cm(2)
Population and distribution:South america,Australia,Victoria,Tasmania.Has got 60 milion platypus
Habitat:live in the river to South Australia
Behaviour:The platypus hearing and vison are therefore of little use detecting the small invertebrates.Its eyes and ears by automatically closing them underwater.The platypus is brown and the black peak
Feeding:small fish,eggs,insects and frogs
Life cycle:Their life cycle is equally interesting, as they are on of only five tipes of mammals to be born from an egg
Breeding / Reproduction:The platypus has got 1-3 eggs
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