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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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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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akasha

Date

January 7, 2014

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

Observer

akasha

Date

November 22, 2015

Place

Crookwell (Google, OSM)

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

Observer

dhobern

Date

December 7, 2015 06:30 AM CET

Description

Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792), Short-beaked Echidna, Phillip Island, VIC, 6 December 2015Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792), Short-beaked Echidna, Phillip Island, VIC, 6 December 2015

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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miky2rude

Date

December 10, 2015 06:56 PM NCT

Description

Located crossing the road on the way into Byron bay, new, Australia

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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coliningram102

Date

November 22, 2015 04:46 PM NCT

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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sullivanribbit

Date

October 5, 2015

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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silviaceppi

Date

November 10, 2015 06:58 PM AWST

Description

Sand river at Wooramal station

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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dmontijo

Date

October 20, 2015 05:16 PM MAGT

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

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robblackburn

Date

October 1, 2015 05:30 PM MAGT

Description

Cruising across a mining road.

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

Observer

katiemisha

Date

September 22, 2015

Description

echidna enjoying feast in soft sandy soil along roadside

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus

Observer

bioblitz2015

Date

August 31, 2015

Description

Echidna at the Morialta Resource Centre

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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...

No range data available.