Schleich 14840- Platypus


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The Platypus from Schleich® WILD LIFE is an unusual mammal in that it lays eggs. The Platypus from Schleich® WILD LIFE is one of the few egg-laying mammals. It is native to Australia. It lives in rivers and lakes, feeding on prawns, insects and worms. Its wide bill looks similar...
The Platypus from Schleich® WILD LIFE is an unusual mammal in that it lays eggs.
The Platypus from Schleich® WILD LIFE is one of the few egg-laying mammals. It is native to Australia. It lives in rivers and lakes, feeding on prawns, insects and worms. Its wide bill looks similar to that of a duck. The bill senses the electrical signals of other animals and allows prey to be tracked down. Compared to other mammals, the Platypus has a very low body temperature of only 32 degrees Celsius.
    • Schleich® figurines are modelled in the finest detail to help children learn while they play.
    • This item is part of the WILD LIFE theme world and is suitable for children aged 3-8

  • FUN FACT

    The only other mammal that also lays eggs is the echidna.

    SCIENTIFIC FACTS

    • Scientific name : Ornithorhynchus anatinus
    • Global Home : Australia
    • Conservation Status : Near threatened
    • Primary habitat : Wetlands