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Daily Cute: Rescued Echidna Puggle

Daily Cute: Rescued Echidna Puggle

This cute little creature is Beau the echidna, an egg-laying mammal and relative of the platypus. Beau was found on a walking trail at the young age of 30 days. Caretakers at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney think Beau fell out of its mother’s pouch, because babies are kept in the pouch for up to 50 days, after which the mother keeps them in a burrow for another two months or so.

This is what an adult echidna looks like:

Echidna at Bermagui - AusEmade

Young Echidna, Coles Bay

Photos by ausemade on Flickr

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Photo Credit: Ian Sutton on Flickr.

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3:18AM PST on Feb 22, 2015

cuteness overload :-)

1:48AM PDT on Apr 11, 2014

Thanks for sharing :)

11:49AM PDT on Oct 15, 2013

so innocently SWEET!!!

5:21AM PDT on Aug 9, 2013

thanks for sharing :)

10:34AM PDT on Aug 7, 2013

Awwww

9:16AM PDT on Aug 1, 2013

very cute, thanks for sharing

1:17AM PDT on Jul 29, 2013

Noeptie!

10:05AM PDT on Jul 22, 2013

OMG HE IS SOO CUTE!!!

8:34PM PDT on Jul 21, 2013

Too cute.

4:01PM PDT on Jul 21, 2013

So cute!

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