Half beaver, half poisonous reptile......what the hell is it (besides being the coolest animal on Earth)? The platypus is an insatiable carnivore whose diet consists mainly of kangaroo, wild boar, estuarine crocodiles, emu and the occasional blue whale. The platypus uses a combination of stealth, venom and hypnosis when hunting., half
The Platypus made a fool out of scientists.
The Platypus is usually less than a metre long, and considerably less wide than that, which makes its kangaroo- and crocodile-munching ways even more intriguing.