The platypus can do all sorts of stuff that you can’t even attempt. First of all, it lays eggs. So, what’s the big deal about laying eggs? After all, birds, reptiles, fish and amphibians do it. Sure, but the platypus is the only mammal that lays eggs. That’s pretty impressive. Aside from that, it also has a venomous spur on its hind foot. The poison inside the spur causes extreme pain to anyone whose ass the platypus decides to kick. Now, isn’t that a handy talent?