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Last Updated: Tuesday July 20 2010 10:52 GMT

Baby platypus rescued from sewer

Platypus recue

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We've seen some interesting animal rescues here on Newsround and this one has got to be right up there.

Getting stuck in a sewer would be the last place you'd want to end up, but that's exactly where this baby platypus in Australia found himself.

Wildlife experts reckon he was down there looking for a girlfriend, before he ended up getting stuck.

Luckily for him he was spotted. It took rescuers six hours to free him, before they could release him back into the wild.

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