Platypus: The Extraordinary Story of How a Curious Creature Baffled the World
Publish date: July 17th 2001
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
For Christmas a year and a half ago, my SIL bought me the chance to swim and play with a platypus at Healesville Sanctuary, the conservation facility that has been dedicated to the care and study of platypuses since the early 1900's. It was, hands down, one of the best, if not the best, wildlife ex...
I like platypuses. They are awesome because they seem to be everything and nothing. This book traces the discovery of the platypus as well as the determination and backstabbing that went into the scientific research into the animal. This apparently was done by killing a great many. Silly human b...
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