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  • 1. The Platypus Written By Kayla

2. About the Author My name is Kayla. I want to be a Vet. I like Spigitty 3. Who am I Its class is Ornithorhynchide. Their name means Broad and Pous They have a life span of 10 to 15 years. It is the size of a household cat 4. Early years The female lays about 2 to 3 eggs in one burrow. They dont leave the burrow until they are about 4 mounts. They all are born with spurs on their feet. 5. Habitat sweet habitat The Platypus lives in a pound. 6. Whats on the menu? The platypus eats the plankton and seaweed on the bottom of the pound. 7. Making Tracking On there tracks they have 5 claws. 5 toes. 8. Simply Irresistable On land platypuses move a bit more awkwardly. However the webbing on their feet retracts to expose individual nails and elbow the creatures to run. 9. Where in the world The platypus is mostly found in Eastern Australia. 10. Did you know Did you know that the Platypus is a marsupial. 11. Fun facts Platypuses live with there mothers for 3 to 4 weeks 12. Internet list http://clatterymachinery.files.wordpress.co m/2007/06/platypus.jpg