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Echidna

Common Name:

Scientific Name:

Echidna

Tachyglossidae

Type:

Mammal

Habitat/ Range:

Australia and New Guinea

Size:

12 - 18 in

Conservation Status:

Least Concern

Did You Know?:

Echidnas are egg laying mammals and their spines are actually modified hairs.

You find an egg-laying mammal that looks similar to a porcupine with a long snout