The above two photos are of a platypus, the first one is borrowed and second one is mine, the platypus is hard to see. There are a few of them in the river in the early evening .
A little about the platypus - sometimes referred to as the duck-billed platypus, in a semiaquatic, egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania. The platypus is the sole living representative of it's family and genus, though a number of related species appear in the fossil record.
Many people especially visitors are intrigued by the platypus.