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  • Australia and Tasmania possess two animals of this order - the echidna, or spiny ant-eater (hairy in Tasmania), and the Platypus anatinus, the duckbilled water mole, otherwise named the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus.
  • 205) under the name of Ornithorhynchus paradoxes.
  • Ornithorhynchus (Gr.
  • Dumas once called it the "ornithorhynchus paradoxus of metals."
  • Adult monotremes are in like case, although the duckbilled platypus (Ornithorhynchus) has teeth when young on the sides of the jaws.