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*  Platypus venom - Wikipedia
... the platypus simply inherited its venom from its distant ancestors. Rather than being a unique outlier, the platypus is the ... The platypus is one of the few living mammals to produce venom. Males have a pair of spurs on their hind limbs that secrete ... Although platypus venom has a broadly similar range of effects and is known to consist of a similar selection of substances to ... Female platypuses, in common with echidnas, have rudimentary spur buds that do not develop (dropping off before the end of ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platypus_venom
*  Platypus - Conservapedia
Modern adult platypuses do not have teeth, but the discovery of platypus fossils in Australia had already identified that their ... The platypus is featured on the Australian 20 cent coin. The strangeness of this animal is sometimes used as evidence that God ... The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) is an aquatic mammal found in eastern Australia and Tasmania, and one of five species ... The platypus is currently listed as least concern on the IUCN Red List of endangered species;[1] however, the actual number of ...
http://www.conservapedia.com/Platapus
*  Platypus - Ornithorhynchus anatinus - Overview - Encyclopedia of Life
The platypus was described scientifically for the first time by Dr George Shaw (1751-1813), who named it Platypus anatinus. ... the platypus skeleton shows reptilian and marsupial features:*Between the collar bone and the sternum the platypus has a ... Platypus is an anglicised Greek word meaning flat foot, probably referring to the web on its feet. Unfortunately this name had ... Platypuses are covered with dense, waterproof fur, except on their feet and bill. They have a streamlined shape, short limbs ...
http://eol.org/pages/323858/overview
*  KEGG PATHWAY: GABAergic synapse - Ornithorhynchus anatinus (platypus)
GABAergic synapse - Ornithorhynchus anatinus (platypus) [ Pathway menu , Organism menu , Pathway entry , Download KGML , Show ...
http://www.genome.jp/kegg-bin/show_pathway?oaa04727+100075098
*  KEGG PATHWAY: Glycolysis / Gluconeogenesis - Ornithorhynchus anatinus (platypus)
Glycolysis / Gluconeogenesis - Ornithorhynchus anatinus (platypus) [ Pathway menu , Organism menu , Pathway entry , Download ...
http://www.genome.jp/kegg-bin/show_pathway?oaa00010+100085443
*  Genome analysis of the platypus reveals unique signatures of evolution. - Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
For example, platypuses have a coat of fur adapted to an aquatic lifestyle; platypus females lactate, yet lay eggs; and males ... We find that reptile and platypus venom proteins have been co-opted independently from the same gene families; milk protein ... genes are conserved despite platypuses laying eggs; and immune gene family expansions are directly related to platypus biology ... We present a draft genome sequence of the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus. This monotreme exhibits a fascinating combination ...
https://www.dpag.ox.ac.uk/publications/66860
*  Monotremes in Suburban Streams: Surveying Melbourne's Platypus Population - Wild Melbourne
A total of three platypuses were caught during the survey - a good result, Josh informed me, indicating that platypus numbers ... A Platypus re-enters a creek after being processed, within a second it is fully submerged and very difficult to see as it ... Once a platypus has been caught, various data is collected on the sex, weight, age and health of the individual, with each ... An unfortunate Platypus who has become entangled in human litter-in this case a rubber wristband. The band was later ...
http://wildmelbourne.org/articles/2014/7/21/monotremes-in-suburban-streams-surveying-melbournes-platypus-population
*  Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Platypus - Evolution and Conservation. Australian Museum Online.. * Ornithorhynchus anatinus, Duckbill Platypus, Skull. ... In the platypus a meiotic chain of ten sex chromosomes shares genes with the bird Z and mammal X chromosomes. Nature 432:913 ... Duck-billed platypus. The TEXT of this page is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License - Version ... Duck-billed platypus. Click on an image to view larger version & data in a new window ...
http://tolweb.org/Ornithorhynchus_anatinus/16253
*  Toxins | Free Full-Text | Tracing Monotreme Venom Evolution in the Genomics Era
... the availability of the platypus genome and increasingly sophisticated genomic tools has allowed us to characterize platypus ... Further, we synthesize current ideas about the evolution of the venom system, which in the platypus is likely to have been ... Here we review the physiology of platypus and echidna crural (venom) systems as well as pharmacological and genomic studies of ... platypuses and echidnas) represent one of only four extant venomous mammalian lineages. Until recently, monotreme venom was ...
http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6651/6/4/1260
*  Echidna, Michael Augee, Brett Gooden, Anne Musser, 9780643093041
Like the platypus, it is a mammal that lays eggs. And, like all mammals, it has fur and produces milk. + Full description This ...
http://www.publish.csiro.au/book/5143
*  1 shaft, 4 heads: The echidna's penis. | Pygmy Loris
It looks like a cross between a hedgehog, a platypus and an anteater (and indeed it is commonly known as the 'spiny anteater ... It looks like a cross between a hedgehog, a platypus and an anteater (and indeed it is commonly known as the "spiny anteater ... Used this article to prove that some Perry the Platypus R34 was inaccurate. Thanks. ... the only other mammal known to do this is the platypus (egg-laying mammals are called monotremes), so already we can see that ...
https://pygmylorisreid.wordpress.com/2012/07/06/1-shaft-4-heads-the-echidnas-penis/
*  Platypus Electroreception
Preface: Platypus (1998). Philosophical Transactions: Biological Sciences. 353, 1059-61.. Grutzner, Frank & Graves, Jennifer AM ... Platypus.' Wikipedia. 5 Nov 2007. ,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platypus,. Pettigrew, John D. Electroreception in monotremes ( ... Manger, Paul R. & Pettigrew, John D. Electroreception and the feeding behaviour of platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus: ... The development of electroreceptors of the Platypus (1998). Philosophical Transactions: Biological Sciences. 353(1372), 1171-86 ...
https://www.reed.edu/biology/professors/srenn/pages/teaching/web_2007/myp_site/references.html
*  Platypus | Zoos Victoria
A visit to Healesville Sanctuary is an opportunity to meet a Platypus, one of Australia's most curious and fascinating native ... Wade with the Platypus. Wade with the Platypus is a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close to the Australian Platypus ... World's oldest Platypus turns 25!. Today, Fleay - the oldest known Platypus in the world - will celebrate her 25th birthday at ... The Platypus makes a soft growling sound when disturbed. * Adult Platypuses do not have teeth, having instead horny plates in ...
https://www.zoo.org.au/healesville/animals/platypus
*  Probing Platypus Evolution
... February 6, 2009-National Geographic researchers are trying to collect DNA samples from these odd ... Probing Platypus Evolution. February 6, 2009-National Geographic researchers are trying to collect DNA samples from these odd ...
https://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/news/wild-chronicles/00000144-0a44-d3cb-a96c-7b4d82200000?gc=%2Fvideo%2Ftravel&source=relatedvideo
*  The platypus: A living quilt - latimes
The platypus, an odd animal with a mole's fur, a duck's bill and venomous spurs on its rear legs, contains genes that are ... The platypus is the only mammal to make venom, and the chemicals in it are almost identical to those in some snake venoms. Yet ... WASHINGTON - The platypus, an odd animal with a mole's fur, a duck's bill and venomous spurs on its rear legs, contains genes ... The platypus: A living quilt. The duck-billed oddity contains genes that are mammalian, avian and reptilian, scientists who ...
http://articles.latimes.com/2008/may/08/world/fg-platypus8
*  platypus
... Ornithorhynchus anatinus. These very unusual animals have webbed feet.. The fore feet are used for swimming, the ... The young Platypus will suckle the mother for 4 -5 months, milk is excreted through the skin on the abdomen, they have no teats ... The infant Platypus has milk teeth, but these are not replaced when shed. It is interesting to note that fossils found, ... The bill of the Platypus is soft and very sensitive, the skin of the bill has touch receptors which are used to receive ...
http://wiresnr.org/paltypus.htm
*  The Mystery Of Duck-Billed Platypus Venom - Redorbit
Abandon any notion that the duck-billed platypus is a soft and cuddly creature -- maybe like Perry the Platypus in the Phineas ... This platypus, renowned as one of the few mammals that lay eggs, also is one of only a few venomous mammals. The males can ... Masaki Kita, Daisuke Uemura, and colleagues note that spurs in the hind limb of the male platypus can deliver the venom, a ... Image Caption: Despite its cuddly look, the male duck-billed platypus has stingers on its hind limbs that can deliver a painful ...
http://www.redorbit.com/news/oddities/1809381/the_mystery_of_duckbilled_platypus_venom/
*  What is a Platypus? (with pictures)
A platypus is a semi-aquatic mammal with a duck-like bill, a furry body, and poisonous spurs on its rear feet. Though the ... Only the male platypus is poisonous. The female platypus is born with a set of spurs, but they do not fully develop, and ... A platypus, sometimes called a duck-billed platypus or more formally by its Latin name, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, is a unique ... In general, the platypus does not stray too far from a water source, nesting near streams, rivers, and ponds in burrows dug ...
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-platypus.htm
*  Platypus genome published | The Scientist Magazine®
Researchers say that exploring the genome of the platypus, which sits at a u ... The platypus joins the ranks of linkurl:fruit flies,;http://www.the-scientist.com/news/home/53844/ linkurl:rice,;http://www.the ... "The platypus has clearly retained ancestral reptilian features." But the researchers also found traces of the platypus' ... Platypus "I hope that more people will go back to those gene sets and look at them in more detail," Warren said. "The platypus ...
https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/26379/title/Platypus-genome-published/
*  Can Platypus Milk Combat Antibiotic Resistance? | Care2 Causes
Scientists have discovered that the platypus carries a special component in its milk that could help fight antibiotic ... The Platypus: A Unique Creature Given Too Little Attention. The Australian platypus is an iconic species. Early European ... In addition, research suggests that climate change may present challenges for the platypus. That's because platypus fur retains ... The platypus is an incredibly unusual animal. The species is a mammal, but it lays eggs. It has a duck bill, but it is not a ...
https://www.care2.com/causes/can-platypus-milk-combat-antibiotic-resistance.html
*  Uncharacterized protein - Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Duckbill platypus)
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Duckbill platypus)Imported. Automatic assertion inferred from database entriesi ...
https://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/F6QHY0
*  How much does a platypus weigh? | Reference.com
Platypuses lose fat seasonally after the winter, making them lighter in the spring than in the... ... The duck-billed platypus weighs between 2 and 5 pounds, and males are generally larger than females. ... Is the platypus extinct?. A: As of 2015, the platypus is not considered extinct. Instead the platypus is actually in "least ... How does a platypus act?. A: The platypus spends most of its time either sleeping or foraging for food. Most social behavior ...
https://www.reference.com/pets-animals/much-platypus-weigh-bb830015165f180b
*  Platypus floats idea of affordable environmental robotics - Pittsburgh Business Times
Come upon the Platypus team testing its technology in Schenley Park and it's easy to dismiss the whining sound of a fan-powered ... Come upon the Platypus team testing its technology in Schenley Park and it's easy to dismiss the whining sound of a fan-powered ... The Platypus team is the latest to attempt taking its research from a CMU lab to market. Robots monitoring underground utility ... Platypus LLC. Automated boats for environmental monitoring. Based: Oakland. Founded: 2012. Employees: Six. CEO: Paul Scerri. ...
https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2012/09/07/platypus-idea-environmental-robotics.html?page=4
*  Duckbill Platypus Information: Find Fun & Interesting Platypus Facts
Find interesting duckbill platypus information including how they live, eat, reproduce, and more. ... Duckbill Platypus Information. The duckbill platypus is not your typical animal. It resembles a duck because of its bill and ... The duckbill platypus has been around since the dinosaurs.. • It is estimated that the male platypus lives about 4-5 years and ... The duckbill platypus and the echidna (also known as a spiny anteater) are the only two mammals to lay eggs. Mating occurs in ...
http://www.brighthub.com/environment/science-environmental/articles/62003.aspx
*  Ask Fuzzy: Platypus cute but not so cuddly
It's less well known that a favourite Aussie animal - the platypus - is one of the world's few venomous mammals. ... NEVER hold a platypus from below.. Instead, grasp the platypus firmly by the end half of its tail (which cannot be reached by ... Platypus are not usually aggressive but great care should be taken if it is necessary to pick up an animal - for example, to ... Is it true that the platypus is venomous?. We all know that Australia is home to some of the most poisonous snakes on Earth. ...
https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/act/ask-fuzzy-platypus-cute-but-not-so-cuddly-20180906-p5021r.html