Archive for March, 2014

One of Australia’s Oddities!

Echidnas are monotremes (mammals that lay eggs), of which there are only three species of monotreme in the world – the platypus and two species of echidna, the Short-beaked (found all over Australia and southern New Guinea) and the Long-beaked (which is restricted to the New Guinea highlands). Echidnas are 30 cm to 45 cm in length […]