Platypus acrylic art

Artwork inspired by Constable Connie, the rescue platypus in Australia. I want one! Final pic is inlay acrylic cut with my Glowforge :blush:.

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What a magnificent, noble creature. :laughing:

That turned out awesome. Nice work!!

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Thank you! They are amazing animals!

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Cute overload, but don’t be fooled. The male has a spur that is poisonous. Won’t kill you but you’d probably never touch one again.
Fascinating ancient creature. Monotremes, the only mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth to live young.

Nice work on that plaque :sunglasses:

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So maybe not a good pet? lol

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Perhaps just the females?

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Hey. Where’s Perry? :wink:

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I’m not saying I’m old but zoologists have only figured out how to classify them in my lifetime.
That part of the world has produced some weird-ass mammals between the Monotremes and Marsupials, both being non-plecenta mammals.

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So cute!

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Thank you!

Don’t forget Crocodile Dundee :slightly_smiling_face:

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All I can think of is the song from Mr Rogers neighborhood.

http://www.neighborhoodarchive.com/mrn/characters/ana_platypus/index.html

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Very cute!

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Nevertheless it wants to kill you. Maybe it can’t, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t want to.

It’s from Australia; it’s just its nature.

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I read the fires will cause an explosion of funnel-web spiders. Like things weren’t bad enough down there…

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I had to read that a couple times. I was picturing exploding spiders. :smiley:

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I read that too :cry:

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:joy:

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