Per our discussion in class…..

an egg-laying, venomous, duck-billed, beaver-tailed, otter-footed mamma.

“The Birth of the Platypus” – In his 1997 manifesto “The Platypus Papers,” veteran newspaper and magazine photographer Dirck Halstead described a new breed of digital journalist: one with the skill to operate a video camera and at the same time cover a story with a still camera. He likened this strange new hybrid — part still photographer, part camerman, part correspondent, part soundman, and part producer. -