Two passengers Air hostess Carol Hewitt will never forget, recently caught a plane on the first stage of their flight from Queensland to New York.
M.S. Man off plane with two boxes.
Hands opening box.
Hostess holding platypus.
Second hostess holding platypus.
Platypus into dish of water.
Second platypus into water.
Initials AW W.S./P.B.
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Background: Two passengers Air hostess Carol Hewitt will never forget, recently caught a plane on the first stage of their flight from Queensland to New York. They were Paul, Paddy, and Pamela, three ornothorhynchus or Australian Duck Moles - commonly known as the platypus.
Two platypuses (or are the platypi?) have recently died in the Bronx Zoo, New York, after captivating millions of visitors, and Paul, Paddy and Pamela are going out to replace them.
Paddy is still a bit wild, and David Fleay, the naturalist who caught the platypi, is still very careful when he handles him.