Long-beaked Echidna Study in PNG

Papua New Guinea has some of the most interesting mammals in the world but also some of the hardest to find. this guy was in the field for 500 hours before he saw his first Long-beaked Echidna!


Study On Papua New Guinea’s Long-beaked Echidna Reveals Elusive Habits (June 23, 2009) — A research intern working in the wilds of Papua New Guinea has successfully completed what many other field biologists considered “mission impossible” — the first study of a rare egg-laying mammal called the long-beaked echidna.

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