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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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juliefielder

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November 20, 2016

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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November 28, 2016 01:00 PM HST

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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johnsear

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November 18, 2014 03:25 PM HST

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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November 28, 2016 07:38 PM AEDT

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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petekleinhenz

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February 12, 2011 12:50 PM EST

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I was walking on the Overland Track when I spotted this little guy. When he saw me, he quickly went into this defensive pose.

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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helen_hudson

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November 28, 2016 07:20 PM AEDT

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Field Notes - echidna his guy found an ants nest.stokes bay Kangaroo island

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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gemclark

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November 27, 2016 01:17 PM AEDT

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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jadonald

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November 20, 2016 05:01 PM AEDT

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I was surprised to encounter this echidna trundling across the bush path. I had no idea there were echidnas in this small patch of urban bush.

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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aase58

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November 20, 2016 10:33 AM MAGT

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Duck-billed Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus

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sparkykitty

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November 25, 2016 05:34 PM AEDT

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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fancy_fantail

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November 20, 2016 10:32 AM MAGT

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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sam_mcnab

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November 16, 2016 06:15 PM AEDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Monotremes (from the Greek μονός monos "single" + τρῆμα trema "hole", referring to the cloaca) are mammals that lay eggs (Prototheria) instead of giving birth to live young like marsupials (Metatheria) and placental mammals (Eutheria). The only surviving examples of monotremes are all indigenous to Australia and New Guinea, although there is evidence that they were once more widespread. Among living mammals they include the platypus and four species of echidnas (or spiny anteaters); there is...

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