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Long-beaked Echidna

Caption: The western long-beaked echidna, one of the world's five egg-laying species of mammal, was thought to be extinct in Australia. However scientists have found evidence that it may still roam the country's north-western region.

Credit: Tim Laman

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Related news release: Scientists discover that for Australia the long-beaked echidna may not be a thing of the past


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