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Working and studying at a bushland campus has many benefits, one of which is being able to meet our local echidnas right outside our administration office!

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Date Posted:
02-May-2017

Working and studying at a bushland campus has many benefits, one of which is being able to meet our local echidnas right outside our administration office! This fellow was busily looking for ants and when he found a nest, we didn't see his snout again!
Together with the platypus, echidnas are the world's only monotremes, or egg-laying mammals. Our friend is a short-beaked echidna, a species which lives in Australia and New Guinea, and we think he is a boy because of the spur on its back leg.

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