The Important Thing about the Platypusby Arthur

Platypus by Arthur

They can swim underwater.

they have a long tail like a beaver.

They have a long bill like a duck.

It breathes air when its nostrils are out of water.

it goes in the land and digs a hole

Males have venomous spurs on there back legs.

They dive for 20-40 seconds.

They live near streams & rivers, that are good for burrows.

It has no teeth.

They close their eyes and ears when swimming.

They like worms, insect larvae and shellfish.

from National Geographic kids


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