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I spotted this little Echidna on the road to Arthur’s Seat in Victoria. As well as taking pictures I managed to warn other cars to slow down whilst he tried to cross the road.

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australian, road, animal, wildlife, echidna, mornington peninsula, arthurs seat

Yanni has been capturing and documenting life and events on camera for three decades ever since his father gave him an old Pentax film SLR camera in 1982 .
He has also been working in digital art since the late nineties, from his graphic designs and collages to the complex photo realism of his sci fi / fantasy art.

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  • Daryl Gordon
    Daryl Gordonover 4 years ago

    why did the echidna cross the road?

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...over 4 years ago

    Awesome shot!

  • Thanks Edyta.

    – Yanni

  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyover 4 years ago

    Beautiful work Yanni, it is a fascinating creature and a wonderful perspective.

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 4 years ago

    wonderful little guy !LIZ

  • Meg Hart
    Meg Hartover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture of this little guy striding out…(don’t usually think of echidnas as ‘striding’ LOL..!)….Glad you could help him cross the road safely Yanni….Well done all round..!

  • Thanks Meg – He was just quietly going about his business. When he gets to soft ground however, he starts burrowing – if he thinks he’s in danger.

    – Yanni

  • iamnirak
    iamnirakover 4 years ago

    I love these little guys, i usually pick them up and move them off the road, i just dont trust the traffic.

    Great shot.

  • louisegreen
    louisegreenabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot!

  • Jacqueline Ison
    Jacqueline Isonover 3 years ago


    Great shot…congrats!

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