by Xanthe Newman
School: Portsmouth High School
Class: Year 5
Appearance and size: A Turlpus is a turtle and a platypus, but mixed. It has a brown tummy and a green lumpy shell and it's about a metre long.
Diet: A Turlpus's favourite food is jelly fish and small squid and marine algae.
Habitat: Warm and wet. They normally like to swim in the sea, but walk sometimes on the shore.
Behaviour: Turlpusses are quite slow and steady and calm.