|A typical view of a Platypus on the surface between dives for food|
|The best way to spot them is to watch for ripples on smooth water|
It is always tricky to capture a sharp image of a Platypus as their fur is always slick with water and they glisten in bright light. But it is simply satisfying to sit for a while and watch them as they carry on with their lives, quietly and unobtrusively. A trip out to Tidbinbilla is a true escape from the increasingly bustling city of Canberra.
|Platypus are quite common but easily overlooked|