Echidnas, sometimes known as spiny anteaters, are a type of egg-laying mammal found in Australia and New Guinea. Diet consists largely of ants and termites. They are named after a monster in ancient Greek mythology.
Puggle baby boom boosts hopes for endangered echidnas
Echidna together with the Platypus, are the only extant mammals that lay eggs (order Monotremata). Spines are modified hair
Echidna mama and baby puggle - spiny ant eaters, native to Australia and New Guinea.
"If you smile at me I'll lick you!" 'Babbin' is the eighth puggle echidna born at Perth Zoo and she's very cheeky.
Echidna trying to hide.
Echidna...unique to Australia...
A curious Echidna. Also known as spiny anteaters, they belong to the Tachyglossidae family in the monotreme order of egg-laying mammals. These delightful creatures live in Australia and New Guinea.
Healesville Sanctuary's Wildlife Encounters Ranger Lorraine convinced us that…
Echidna - spines - Echidnas are small, solitary mammals covered with coarse hair and spines. Superficially, they resemble the anteaters of South America and other spiny mammals such as hedgehogs and porcupines.
MFS-Strange but TRUE The Albino Short-beaked Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus), also known as the Spiny Anteater because of its diet of ants and termites, is one of four living species of echidna and the only member of the genus Tachyglossus.