Consider the following statements with reference to the Platypus:
- The platypus is one of the five extant species of monotremes, the only mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth to live young.
- Females have a spur on the back of their hind feet that is connected to a venom-secreting gland.
- International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recently downgraded the platypus conservation status to Vulnerable from Least Concern.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
1 and 3
2 and 2