UCL News Podcast (10/12/12) - Platypus by UCL Sound published on 2012/12/10 16:58:00 +0000 To round off this week’s podcast George went down to the UCL Grant Museum of Zoology to speak to their manager Jack Ashby about his favourite specimen – a duck-billed platypus. Amongst other revelations, they explain how the platypus is can detect electricity and why you wouldn’t want to be spiked by one of their horny spurs. UCL Grant Museum of Zoology http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/zoology UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at ucl.ac.uk.