Short-beaked Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)

The following is a photograph of a Short-beaked Echidna at Dryandra State Forest in south west Western Australia in January 2003.  They are fairly common there.

The following is a photograph of a Short-beaked Echidna at Dryandra State Forest in south west Western Australia in May 2003.  It dug itself into the ground very quickly..

 

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