Platypus News


In this edition you can read about:

  • New information about the platypus fur trade of the 19th and early 20th century
  • Details of upgrading of the APC website
  • More platypus deaths in opera house traps and the need for action now in those states that are still dragging the chain on a ban
  • Details of forthcoming APC talks, including those supporting the roll out of the new Australian Platypus Monitoring Network (see and a specialist workshop in Hobart on 26 October.

You are welcome to reproduce any of the material from PN&V for non-profit, educational purposes, subject to acknowledgement of the APC as the source.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like any more information.  

Best wishes, Geoff

Geoff Williams

Australian Platypus Conservancy

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