Short-beaked Echidna by EnviroKey

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Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus.

Photographer: Steve Sass.
Camera: Nikon E5700.
Location: Yathong Nature Reserve, NSW, Australia.

EnviroKey is a specialist ecological consultancy that undertakes surveys, planning, assessment, research and education programs across Australia.


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  • Kay Cunningham
    Kay Cunninghamabout 4 years ago

    These creatures are adorable – just wish they would smile for the camera sometimes! Congratulations on your feature.

  • They sure are. Thanks for y our comment.

    – EnviroKey

  • Debbie  Widmer
    Debbie Widmerabout 4 years ago

    Great shot! I love these little spikey guys : )

  • Thanks Debbie, they sure are great! Cheers, Steve

    – EnviroKey

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 4 years ago

    Nice “sharp” capture Steve! Sorry, just couldn’t resist it :)
    I just wish I could find one that would stand still for a few seconds!!

  • Cary McAulay
    Cary McAulayalmost 3 years ago

    my Favorite of yours!

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