The platypus is facing extinction | 7NEWS

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It’s one of Australia’s most iconic animals but experts are warning the platypus is facing extinction.

Conservationists have been struggling to protect the elusive mammals because they’re so hard to find in the wild. Now, they’ve turned to crowd-sourcing.

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