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Platypus Godzilla

Thursday 7th November / presented by Ed Williams

Millions of years ago, the oh-so mysterious Platypus Godzilla roamed the rivers of Northern Australia.

A fossilised tooth discovered in Queensland has lead scientists to believe this creature was around twice the size of the modern day platypus.

Believed to roam around between five and 15 million years ago, it had much stronger and sharper teeth, equipped to chew on crayfish, frogs and even small turtles.

The University of New South Wale’s Professor Mike Archer describes it as a platypus on steroids.

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