This cute little guy was as fast as a the duck-bill platypus, diving with an almost same ritual and diving to escape danger rather than take flight. Unusual is also the ability to take flight during the night (I suppose during clear celestial nights or moon nights). They use their lobed feet during underwaterswimming rather than the use of their wings and like the platypus they also refrain to come or walk on dry land.
Alberto Vale is an avid naturalist and a successful wildlife videographer. He resides in Cairns, Australia, just minutes from the best wildlife locations in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Rainforest's. Conducting nocturnal wildlife interpretation tours for the past 14 years, Alberto claims that the two most important things for a successful wildlife videographer, " is to know the habitat and it's wildlife". His wildlife videography has two completed wildlife documentaries, soon to be released on DVD. Alberto has received numerous tourism and videography awards throughout his passionate naturalist career.
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