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Peel River platypus population in Tamworth thriving after worst drought on record

Anna Falkenmire
By Anna Falkenmire
August 5 2022 - 9:30pm
A platypus plays in the Peel River just outside the Tamworth CBD. Video supplied to ACM

A PLATYPUS spotted swimming in the Peel River near the Tamworth CBD has proven a heartwarming sight for river health advocates after the elusive creature was captured on camera.

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Anna Falkenmire

Anna Falkenmire

Journalist

Anna Falkenmire is a senior journalist at the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth, reporting mostly on court and crime. Story tips are always welcome at afalkenmire@northerndailyleader.com.au and you can keep up with her stories via @annafalky on Twitter.

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