Watch as platypus are re-released into Sydney's waterways after zero sightings since 1970

Emma Horn
Updated September 6 2021 - 9:38pm, first published 8:00pm

It's not been seen for more than half a century, but soon, visitors to the Royal National Park in Sydney will be able to spy some platypus in the riverways once again.

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Emma Horn

Emma Horn

Supervising producer

Supervising producer of the national video team. Former features and weekender writer for The Daily Advertiser. Now based in the NSW Hunter region. Small, quiet, and a student of the Julie Bishop School Of Staring. Usually dressed in something colourful, always snacking on something homemade. Friend to most mothers and all dogs. Got stories? Get in touch.