I HAVE found the temperature of the body of Echidna hyslrix to be (average of three observations) 28°.0 C., and that of Ornithorhynchus paradoxus (two observations) 24°.8 C.1
Details of these observations can be found in the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. ix. pp, 425 and 1204.
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DE MIKLOUHO-MACLAY, N. Temperature of the Body of Monotremata. Nature 31, 600 (1885). https://doi.org/10.1038/031600c0
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