Ornithorhynchus anatinus


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Citation: Lunney, D., Dickman, C., Copley, P., Grant, T., Munks, S., Carrick, F., Serena, M. & Ellis, M. 2008. Ornithorhynchus anatinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 July 2015.
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