|The Platypus is an interactive movie provided by bioMovies for educational usage. The Platypus may be downloaded and used in any academic setting. It is copyrighted and may not be redistributed without permission of the authors.
The Platypus uses narrated video from Australia to show a platypus swimming and diving in its stream habitat. A "chapter" menu allows the user to jump to several places in the movie. An interactive introductory screen provides more information on the platypus habitat, where it fits in the "tree of life", and its closest relatives. Movie length is 1 min--22 sec (8.4MB).
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