You’ll never forget your first platypus encounter. It’s a magical moment when this strange and adorable creature emerges from ripples in the water.

We’re asking people like you to head down to their local creek or river, find a quiet place on the bank, try to spot a platypus and record what you see.

You might be surprised by the places the elusive platypus calls home. In urban rivers, suburban creeks, farm dams, and local reservoirs – a platypus is probably closer than you think!

By taking part in the platy-project, you’ll help researchers understand more about this elusive animal and how we can better protect it.

Enter your details to get all the information and resources you need to spot a weird and wonderful platypus.


Header image: Doug Gimesy