The Return of the Rescue Platypus – The New York Times

platypus rescue australiaplatypus rescue australiaplatypus rescue australiaRescued from Australia’s fires, a small fleet of wild platypuses is launched back into their wetland home and into an uncertain future.

Our friends at the Morris Animal Foundation are spending $1 million to study the impact of the huge wildland fires on Australia and its native animal species. I’d expect to find the platypus among those studied. The number of animals in rescue after the fire is impressive. platypus rescue

We will do a program segment with Dr. Kelly Diehl about the fires and the rescued animals.

Source: The Return of the Platypuses – The New York Times

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