Platypus Day, Ornithorhynchus anatinus

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In case you didn’t know it, today, March 3rd, is Platypus Day (thanks to our friends at Phineas and Ferb). In this case, we’re celebrating the “semi-aquatic egg-laying mammal of action,” Perry the Platypus, but you might want to learn more about this amazing creature by following the links below.
Learn more about Ornithorhynchus anatinus at the
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Martin R. Kalfatovic is the BHL Progm Director and Associate Director of the Smithsonian Libraries’ Digital Services Division, responsible for the Libraries’ active Digital Library program. This program includes the creation of digital editions of library materials, online exhibitions, and new digital publications. Mr. Kalfatovic also serves as the coordinator for the Libraries’ participation in the Biodiversity Heritage Library, working with an international consortium of natural history and botanical libraries in the digitization of taxonomic literature.