The day before DMZ Australia 2018 started in Canberra, several data modelers took to a nearby state park in search of the elusive platypus.
Andrew Smailes, Dave Wells, John Giles, and Steve Hoberman (who took this pic):
We did notice something splashing in the lake which we believed to be a platypus (in the distance on the right, you might be able to see it too):
We gave up after some time though and went searching for koalas instead. Koalas are also hard to spot, but these two were posing for us: