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Ornithorhynchus anatinus 

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Citation: Woinarski, J. & Burbidge, A.A. 2016. Ornithorhynchus anatinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T40488A21964009. . Downloaded on 29 August 2016.
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