Platypus Population History (image) Molecular Biology and Evolution (Oxford University Press) Share Print E-Mail Caption The platypus is the ultimate evolutionary mashup of birds, reptiles and mammals. A new study has provided insights into platypus population structure and history from whole-genome sequencing. Credit Stephen Kolomyjec Usage Restrictions Credit must be provided to Stephen Kolomyjec Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.