Replica Short-nosed Echidna Skull

SKU: TQ-77
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The short-nosed echidna, native to Australia, Tasmania and New Guinea, is a primitive mammal belonging to the order Monotremata. This species, along with the 3 long-nosed echidnas and platypus, are the only egg-laying mammals alive today. Echidnas are insectivores and use their long sticky tongue to lap prey from its hole.
Skull Length: 11cm (4.3in)
Origin: Australia


real replica Replica
catalog type Catalog Product
skeleton type Skull
common class Mammals
scientific class Mammalia
scientific order Monotremata
scientific family Tachyglossidae
scientific genus Tachyglossus
scientific species aculeatus