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Platypus

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Platypus
Seoni considers a platypus.
(Creature)
Type Animal
CR 1/6
Environment Temperate or tropical rivers
Alignment

Source: Animal Archive, pg(s). 30

A platypus is an amphibious, egg-laying animal with a duck's bill and feet and beaver-like body. It can also serve as a spellcaster's familiar.[1]

Appearance

Platypuses are egg-laying mammalian monotremes with sleek brown fur, a duck's bill and webbed feet, and short legs. Its hind feet bear sharp, poisonous spurs.[1] Most are about 18 inches long and weigh 3½ pounds.[2]

Abilities

When underwater, a platypus can sense the electrical impulses that living creatures use to move their muscles, a sense known as electrolocation. They are better swimmers than runners and can hold their breath for up to 5 minutes.[1]

Ecology

Platypuses hunt worms, larvae, and shellfish in and near rivers.[2]

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