Platypus Mason Adayan Biology 1 st  period http://pixdaus.com/pics/124088250341hd2zh.jpg
Stats  <ul><li>Size: 12”-18”in  </li></ul><ul><li>Weight: about 5 pounds </li></ul><ul><li>The bill is actually a leathery...
Habitat <ul><li>Located only in eastern Australia  </li></ul><ul><li>Lives near river banks fresh water lakes and creeks <...
Reproduction <ul><li>Mating occurs only once a year </li></ul><ul><li>It begins in late june  </li></ul><ul><li>A female u...
Food Source   <ul><li>Insect larva </li></ul><ul><li>Shrimp  </li></ul><ul><li>Worms </li></ul>http://biomes743.wikispaces...
Habitat http://lh5.ggpht.com/_5MXNzqzUNHE/S2Z-nkzYTsI/AAAAAAAAAaw/RAVmRGBRsHU/typical-platypus-habitat.jpg
Human Interaction <ul><li>One of the biggest threats to the platypus is man </li></ul><ul><li>As we continue to develop an...
Works Cited  <ul><li>http://australian-animals.net/plat.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platypus </li><...
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  1. 1. Platypus Mason Adayan Biology 1 st period http://pixdaus.com/pics/124088250341hd2zh.jpg
  2. 2. Stats <ul><li>Size: 12”-18”in </li></ul><ul><li>Weight: about 5 pounds </li></ul><ul><li>The bill is actually a leathery snout </li></ul><ul><li>Fur is layered to act as a wet suit </li></ul><ul><li>the males have a toxic spur on its back paw </li></ul>http://origin.arstechnica.com/journals/science.media/platypus.jpg
  3. 3. Habitat <ul><li>Located only in eastern Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Lives near river banks fresh water lakes and creeks </li></ul><ul><li>They live in deep burrows </li></ul><ul><li>Are most active after dusk and before dawn </li></ul>http://www.charlesbridge.com/client/client_images/spreads/Platypus_spread.jpg
  4. 4. Reproduction <ul><li>Mating occurs only once a year </li></ul><ul><li>It begins in late june </li></ul><ul><li>A female usually lays 2 eggs but can lay 4 </li></ul><ul><li>These eggs resemble a reptiles eggs </li></ul>http://www.copyrightexpired.com/Heinrich_Harder/duck_billed_platypus_schnabeltier.jpg
  5. 5. Food Source <ul><li>Insect larva </li></ul><ul><li>Shrimp </li></ul><ul><li>Worms </li></ul>http://biomes743.wikispaces.com/file/view/Freshwater_Shrimp_big.jpg/123394773/Freshwater_Shrimp_big.jpg http:// www.asknature.org/images/uploads/strategy/6f31841f5b2d7ed298f47f2f2f1d9fe7/3c956f07bab6aa1c8a0bd9f479f482ac.jpg http://cache2.allpostersimages.com/p/LRG/28/2876/62GPD00Z/posters/striped-blenny-fish-eggs-magnified-120-times.jpg
  6. 6. Habitat http://lh5.ggpht.com/_5MXNzqzUNHE/S2Z-nkzYTsI/AAAAAAAAAaw/RAVmRGBRsHU/typical-platypus-habitat.jpg
  7. 7. Human Interaction <ul><li>One of the biggest threats to the platypus is man </li></ul><ul><li>As we continue to develop and cut back on there natural habitat there population continues to decrease </li></ul><ul><li>Since the natural habitat was so small to begin with we have to do our best to preserve what they have left </li></ul>http:// swenglishrantings.com/swenglishrantings/Bilder/News/platypusTwins.jpg
  8. 8. Works Cited <ul><li>http://australian-animals.net/plat.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platypus </li></ul>Image Sources <ul><li>http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1280&bih=832&q=platypus&gbv=2&aq=0&aqi=g10&aql=&oq=platy </li></ul>
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