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Recent observations

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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nikbaines

Date

April 15, 2016 02:47 PM MAGT

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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rushecology

Date

October 17, 2005 04:50 PM AEST

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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ctnash

Date

March 23, 2016 07:06 PM AEST

Description

walking across road

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Duck-billed Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus

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rushecology

Date

September 23, 2007

Description

SRA Sitecode 67282

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Duck-billed Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus

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fmgee

Date

February 15, 2016

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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fmgee

Date

February 28, 2016

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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rushecology

Date

December 6, 2007 03:10 PM AEDT

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

February 5, 2016 11:51 AM NCT

Description

A particularly furry one. Front & back ends.

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

February 14, 2016 12:12 PM AEDT

Description

Spotted it crossing the road and stopped for a look. Smaller individual, with relatively lightish fur. Didn't notice at all at the time but there's some nice trumpet-shaped lichen on the log in the lower right.

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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ryber

Date

February 12, 2016 08:47 PM AWST

Description

Seen crossing road in front of car before heading into low scrub. Spines can be seen in photo.

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No photos or sounds

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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bioblitz2015

Date

September 19, 2015

Description

hole (diggings)
termite mounds

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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botanygirl

Date

September 19, 2014 06:23 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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