Gondwana Link

A delight to see

Posted by: Keith Bradby

Published: 01/07/2005

Echidna, seen in parts of Gondwana Link. Photo Gerard Lauman.

This echidna was seen in a sheoak (Allocasuarina) patch being a bit nosey about all the work underway in the Link’s Fitz-Stirling area. Though rarely seen, their fresh scratchings are quite common across the area, suggesting these delightful animals are surviving well. As they are a monotreme and therefore lay eggs, they are a great reminder of how special Australian wildlife is.

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