How strange is the platypus? So odd that the first scientists to ever see one thought someone was pulling a hoax.

The web-footed mammals are also so shy that documentarian Max Moller tracked them for seven years in Tasmania without gathering enough footage for a single decent video. Then finally last month, a platypus came out for a stroll right in front of Moller and his assistant – and now we all get to enjoy the fruits of his patience: