Sir David's long-beaked echidna

Sir David's long-beaked echidna

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Phylum
Subphylum
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Order
Genus
SPECIES
Zaglossus attenboroughi
WEIGHT
10 kg
LENGTH
30 cm

Sir David's long-beaked echidna, also known as Attenborough's long-beaked echidna or the Cyclops long-beaked echidna, is one of the three species from the genus Zaglossus that occurs in New Guinea. It is named in honour of Sir David Attenborough, the eminent naturalist. It lives in the Cyclops Mountains, which are near the cities of Sentani and Jayapura in the Indonesian province of Papua.

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No

Nocturnal

Ca

Carnivore

In

Insectivores

Ve

Vermivorous

My

Myrmecophagous

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Island endemic

Te

Terrestrial

Ov

Oviparous

Bu

Burrowing

So

Solitary

No

Not a migrant

S

starts with

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Sir David's long-beaked echidna habitat map

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References

1. Sir David's long-beaked echidna Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_David's_long-beaked_echidna
2. Sir David's long-beaked echidna on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/136322/21964353

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