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Echidna

Tachyglossus aculeatus

Description:

Mammal: lays eggs, has pouch, long snout, dark to light brown fur, dark-tipped spines and eats ants

Habitat:

Echidnas are found everywhere in Australia

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4 Comments

Sarah@Tassie
Sarah@Tassie 10 years ago

They are funny little guys, you see them walking alone the road sides sometimes, I always slow down and wait for then to cross or I carry gloves in the car to pick them up and move them to saftey. When they get scared they roll into a spiny ball!

Shilo Vinograd
Shilo Vinograd 10 years ago

how Magnificently wierd.. :)

Carolina
Carolina 10 years ago

That's a long, but tiny snout!

lori.tas
lori.tas 10 years ago

Hi Sarah, great photos, and welcome to NOAH.

Sarah
Spotted by
Sarah@Tassie

Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Mar 10, 2011
Submitted on Jun 11, 2011

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