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The Echidna

Small Echidna

Any of the spine covered, insectivorous, monotreme mammals with claws and a slender snout; occuring in two genera. The curved-beaked echidna (Zaglossus or Proechidna) of New Guinea and the smaller, straight beaked echidna (Tachyglossus), represented by several species throughout Australia and southern New Guinea. The spiny ant eater. [NL, from Greek: viper]


Smaller Echidna



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Lil' – April 1st, 2004: cute pictures
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