What Eats a Platypus?


Water rats and will try to eat the platypus when they are young and small. Monitor lizards like an occasional platypus and so do some snakes. For the most part they have few natural predators, maybe they are good fighters. You can find more information here: http://www.blurtit.com/q967054.html
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Platypuses have several natural predators. Water-rats, eagles, goannas, hawks, pythons, eagles, foxes and even cats and dogs will eat platypuses. You can find more information here: http://www.thebigzoo.com/Animals/Duck-Billed_Platypus.asp
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