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The prickly little ant-eater is native to Australia. This one was seen near the camping area at Cradle Mountain, Cradle Mountain/Lake St Clair National Park.

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396 viewings to 14 Jan 2014.

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This work was featured in The World As We See It , or as we missed it.

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animal, australia, echidna, tasmania, wildlife, fauna, prickles, spines, quill, quills, native, wild, anteater, ant eater

Tim is from Australia and has a keen interest in the spectacular Created world. This interest in “the Great Outdoors” combines with an interest in photography as he seeks to record the majesty, beauty and/or uniqueness of places visited in a way that will also be memorable to his audience.

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  • Karina  Cooper
    Karina Cooperover 4 years ago

    Cool capture

  • We just happened to see this fella when we were on our way back to the campsite – I put the camera on ‘burst’ setting so I could get lots of photos while he walked past and then I could just choose the best one (ie. while he’s not walking the other way!)

    – Tim Coleman

  • Taylor Katz
    Taylor Katzalmost 4 years ago

    He’s so cute..! From the thumbnail I thought this was a Kiwi, lol :) Nice catch!

  • Ha ha, not a kiwi, but I think this one was quite young (the spikes are bigger on the older ones).

    – Tim Coleman

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago

  • Thanks Trish!

    – Tim Coleman

  • Damienne Bingham
    Damienne Binghamalmost 3 years ago

    Wow Tim, that must have been so exciting to see! I’ve never seen one in real life. Very cool!

  • Yes, it was pretty exciting – we were just walking back to the campground near Cradle Mountain and saw this little fella’ wandering around!

    – Tim Coleman

  • Oh, and it’s only the second one I’ve ever seen too (except for at the zoo!).

    – Tim Coleman

  • RebeccaWeston
    RebeccaWestonalmost 3 years ago

    Congratualtions you are the WINNER of Inspired by the Animal Kingdom Challenge in Inspired by Life

    Charmiene & Becca

  • RebeccaWeston
    RebeccaWestonalmost 3 years ago

    I am so sorry.. You are a Top Ten Winner of this challenge – not Winner !! Please forgive me XX

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 1 year ago


    24 Oct – 1 per 24hrs
    Amazing capture!

  • Thanks Magaret!

    – Tim Coleman

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thank you Larry.

    – Tim Coleman

  • Scott Mitchell
    Scott Mitchellover 1 year ago

  • Thank you kindly Scott.

    – Tim Coleman

  • Jane  mcainsh
    Jane mcainshover 1 year ago

    Tim sorry for the confusion here is the correct banner
    cheers
    Jane

  • Thanks Jane.

    – Tim Coleman

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