Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus. Whitney Gunn David Coleman John Rice. Platypus Facts. Common Name: Platypus Scientific Name: Ornithorhynchus anatinus They live for about 10 to 15 years Natural habitat is East Australia and New Guinea Carnivorous diet Call sound. History.
Distance matrix DNA
Phylogenetic tree showing the relationships between monotremes, marsupials, and mammals