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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
PLATYPUS Coloring Page
The platypus is one of the world's strangest mammals. It has fur like a beaver, a bill and webbed feet like a duck, and, unlike all other mammals except the echidna, it lays eggs. Found only in Australia, this elusive animal only comes out of its burrow at night. Then it dives into a lake or stream to search for food.
To download a coloring page of a mother platypus and her two youngsters, click HERE.
You can learn more about platypuses in my book A PLATYPUS' WORLD (Picture Window Books, 2008.) Look for it in your library. It is also available as an interactive e-book at http://www.capstonepub.com/product/9781404897618 .