Whenever I see a platypus, I am reminded that the Owner of the Universe has a sense of humor.
Neither fish nor fowl: Platypus genome decoded
by Marlowe Hood
PARIS (AFP) – Arguably the oddest beast in Nature’s menagerie, the platypus looks as if were assembled from spare parts left over after the animal kingdom was otherwise complete.
Now scientists know why. According to a study released Wednesday, the egg-laying critter is a genetic potpourri — part bird, part reptile and part lactating mammal.
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