I'm going to post a platypus every day until all of /an/ wants a puggle to snuggle.First and foremost I would just like to apologize for my absence. I had to go on an extended remote buisness trip and wasn't able to post from there. I thought I would be able to but you can't chan on a government computer. I hope anon's can forgive me for the break in posting. I didn't find out that I was cut off until I got there. I am going to have to get my hands on a sat phone with a data package or starlink next time I have to go anywhere the internet is in question. I promise to do my very best to never let it happen again. It's my fault because I've been screwed by faulty promises of remote internet before. The last time I found myself SOL for internet was when I took my dad fishing out in the gulf of mexico and the charter "forgot" to mention that their satellite system was out of commission. I really should have known better.Also thank you all from >>>3946544 thread for your concern. You all once again have proven /an/ to be the best board on the whole internet.
THE LEGEND RETURNSHE LIVESSo glad the rona didn't get you man. Like, legitimately happy you're okay.
>>3953198>You all once again have proven /an/ to be the best board on the whole internet.It truly is.Also, welcome back and I want a platypus now
>>3953198CRIKEYG'day based platypusposter
I forgot that I wanted a platypus now I remember that I want a platypus
YESSSSMY FAVORITE 4CHAN MAN IS BACK
Now this is way we like to see
Thank you based platyanon.
>>3953198You bastard, now you're going to have to convince me to want a platypus all over again. The anon on /his/ who posts the Alamo every day until we all remember it is now the most dedicated poster on 4chan.
>>3953446I knew I should have broken my leg or something so I didn't have to go. If it makes you feel any better the last two months were absolutely miserable for me. I only hope I can earn your trust back and convince everyone to want a platypus again.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
is their venom painful?
>>3953916It doesn't make me feel better senpai, I don't wish misery on many people. I must ask, however, what am I supposed to do with a platypus?
I legitimately thought you had died, amazing.This is my reminder to want a platypus.
>>3953916That thing looks utterly delicious where can I get one?!
>>3954138No chomping on duck puppies!
Since I was a wee lad I wanted a platapus. Any way to get em in the states legally? Probably not.
>>3954050Verry, but only the males are venomous and predominantly only during the mating season. This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3954791Only thing I wanna do is slow roast one over some hickory
Reject puggle. Accept poss into your life.
>>3953198>wants a puggleAnon that's an ugly dog mix
>>3954807Again I must state no eating the duck puppy. Even abos wouldn't eat platypuses. It might actually have something to do with them being venomous. Some people get sick from eating venomous animals.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus, but not to eat them.
>>3955497fine, how soft is their fur tho?
>>3955839Extremely soft. They have one of the finest, softest and, best insulating furs in the entire animal kingdom. They are basically made for cuddling. This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3956243Oops that's not a platypus. That's what I get for tablet posting.
Remember that Platypus are being slowly killed by the government of Australia! Soon you'll never be able to cuddle a puggle!
>>3956245>>3956243Shrew is now honorary platypus.
>>3956245>looks juicy even before being cooked>has one of the softest, highest quality, and bets insulting coats in the animals kingdom>has an effective poison in the hind legs>has clearly identifiable and hard body partsThis sounds like the perfect all around useful small gameThe coat of a beaver, the trophy potential of a buck, the poison utilities of a dart frog, and the food potential of a duckIf the new world had platypuses then maybe we'd have bills on our jackalopes and not just antlers
>>3956523Platypuses were originally called Australian water moles. So in some ways platypuses were honorary shrews.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
would you still want to cuddle a mind-controlling alien platypus?
>>3957184savedThis is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3957442Fuck! I knew they were up to something!
There is an astonishing lack of platypus photos out there in general
>>3958078Sadly there's never enough platypus pictures.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
"H-henlo. . .may I-i-i take your order?"
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>>3958078let's face it, most platypus pics look photoshoped
>>3954073Feed it many crayfish and cuddle it every chance you can. This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3959011What a fantastic comic. Thank you for this. This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3954653I have a risky plan that has somewhat of a legal standing, but I dare not say it until I have done more research.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3961094More like hatypus am I right? Why do they look so good in hats?This is your daily reminder to want a platypus
>>3958001I want one but how do I get it?
>>3962203I am always amused at how the hat seems more real than the bill
>>3962719Some day I hope for there to be enough anons who have platypuses that I can have a small online boutique that sells hats for platypuses. They look too adorable in them for it not to be a thing.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus
>>3963285Is it ethical to keep a platypus
>>3963328If kept properly platypuses live much longer in captivity than in the wild and they actually bond with their handlers. So I would say yes.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3953198Wew lad lots of backspaces. I was about to say: No idea who you are but greetings fellow ausfag. I do cow things in NE Vic but am lucky enough to see platypuses (platypi?) pretty regularly when I pop the kayak into BOOM gulf of mexico. Is this an actual platypus thread or some amerifat laarping bullshit?
>>3964252It is indeed a real platypus thread fellow upside down drunken colonial person. My toilet flushes sideways just like yours. I'm going to go make a sandwich out of brewing solids and possibly top it with sprinkles after posting this.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
Just checking to make sure platy anon is still alive.I want a platypus.Carry on.
>>3964694they seem rather small, how many would be needed to cover you and keep you warm?
>>3964707Carry on I shall.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3965631At least a full delight of platypuses. I refer to a group of platypuses as a delight because there is no as yet recognized term for it. I hope it sticks.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
Gad zukes. Halloween and no platypuses.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3967242Looks unsettlingly like my dad, platyanon D:
>>3967794Your father sounds like he looks delightful. And that he probably doesn't drink skim milk.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3969303They are all that fluffy.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
The thread that saved /an/
Billie the platypus puggle, currently making a full recovery https://www.instagram.com/p/CUw_hJqBfvI/
>>3971184Very cute and savedThis is your daily reminder to want a platypus
>>3971712It really depends on where they are from and how young they are. Tasmanian platypuses are the largest.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3973425Do you have a link to the report so I can confirm that the bill is good af?
>>3973460https://www.biographic.com/plight-of-the-platypus/As far as I can tell that platypus was determined to be in good health. Sadly there is no record of how they graded its bill.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3953446What about Avatar poster on /tv/?
>>3971627They seem to really enjoy blankets.
I would like a platypus
>>3974859That's what I like to hear.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
THis is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
Eh, I don't really want a platypus.
>>3976857Give it time. You will.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3978261>PlatyBrownieI'm pretty sure I don't have that platypus in a hat picture so I'm just going to save that real quick.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3953198I'd love a platypus, I remember growing up in Australia and just wanting to hug these adorable little things.But are they easy to care for?
>>3978632It depends on your access to live crawfish and worms. It comes down to when is anything truly worth doing easy?This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3980934are they breeding?
>>3980941Most likely depicting two males sparring over mating rights.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3953916>>3958078Their hands are utterly weird. Do they have claws over their flippers?
>>3982961No sir, the Platypus is the last member of an animal order which now only has 2 species left on planet Earth. The monotremes diverged from mammals in the late cretaceous and followed mammal developments in many ways, but retained other traits, now only seen in reptiles, amphibians and fish. They are an example of a divergent evolutionary path, a living, breathing 'what-if'. Just some of their remarkable abilities, they are warm blooded yet lay eggs like reptiles or birds, they can detect electronic emissions like eels, they produce milk for their young without nipples or breasts, just through modified skin patches, the earliest fossils were found in northern china, they exhibit complex nesting instincts, building formidable burrows like a beaver, they raise their young like mammals, they posses no real stomach, but a muscular tube like some reptiles. Male platypus have venom glands during mating season, a powerful neurotoxin, the action of which remains poorly understood. Platypus venom is distinct from any bio-toxin found on planet earth, sharing chemical similarities with the Portuguese Man of War, snakes and poisons found in frog tissue. A tiny amount of platypus venom causes permeant nerve damage--there is no known anti-venom, yet sparing platypuses can shrug off venom stings, countering the venom and healing damaged tissue.I think they are the most interesting animal around. They fact that platypuses are cute and like cuddles is neat too.
Aren't they endangered? I don't think I can own one according to my country laws not to mention it probably would be expensive to import one all the way from the Australia
>>3983534Protected, not endangered. Why do you think I want to get more people to pay attention to them and want them?This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3982946>Do they have claws over their flippers?Yes they do. Their flippers actually fold up and they waddle on their knuckles and claws when on land and while digging their burrows. This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3984676Saved.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3986168I would love a furry pond potatoHowever, I do not live in proper conditions, have a proper enclosure, and do not want to cause an invasive species problem.Wanting is different than having. These are wild animals and are not domesticated.
>>3986500>These are wild animals and are not domesticated.While you are not wrong platypuses that are well treated actually seek out human interaction. Especially the females who are completely safe and harmless. The males are mostly food driven.As for recognizing your lack of means for a good enclosure. I respect your restraint.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
Happy turkey day anons.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus
>>3988828Thanks man! I really missed seeing your threads. Glad to hear you're doing well!
>>3989429Sorry I had to leave for a while. I'll do my best to make sure that it doesn't happen again.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
I would like one to ride on top of my head.
>>3991597As would I. Then I would have a hatypus.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
I sometimes think about importing a platypus.
>>3992231I do too. It was a massive shift in Australian policy when they allowed San Diego to get a pair. We're still a long way off from privately owned platypusarys for domestic cuddling, but there's hope.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3976852I want an Australian Water Mole
>>3983212>the earliest fossils were found in northern china(X)Doubt
>>3993787It's possible. Platypuses were around during the time of the dinosaurs and they were bigger back then. I for wouldn't mind having an ancient doggo sized duck puppy.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3993784That's the spirit.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>3995694Sir. This is a family news network.
>>3996085That's just prejudice against everyone in a fur coat.This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.