19 – Platypus Controversy

We’re retelling the story of the first encounters of the new British arrivals, in Australia in the 1780s onwards, with our wonderful Platypus, the kerfuffle caused when Platypus specimens were sent back to Europe, and we’ll be reminded of the Platypuses’ place in the development of Darwin’s theory, and of our World War 2 relations with the England. 

(45 mins)

From the Green paper: Image Laura Romin Larry Dalton Wildlife Reflections Photography
Hunter’s drawing
Young Charles Darwin

20 cent coin

Sydney 2000 mascots
Churchill at Chartwell (Life)

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