MONOTREMATA

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Short-beaked Echidna
Tachyglossus aculeatus
(Tachyglossidae)
Duckbilled Platypus
Ornithorhynchus anatinus
(Ornithorhynchidae)


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Short-beaked Echidna
Tachyglossus aculeatus
(Tachyglossidae)
(MONOTREMATA)
Duckbilled Platypus
Ornithorhynchus anatinus
(Ornithorhynchidae)
(MONOTREMATA)

Short-beaked Echidna
Tachyglossus aculeatus
(Tachyglossidae)
(MONOTREMATA)
Giant Echidna
Megalibgwilia ramsayi
(Tachyglossidae)
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Duckbilled Platypus
Ornithorynchus anatinus
(Ornithorhynchidae)
(MONOTREMATA)
Steropodon
Steropodon galmani
(Ornithorhynchidae)
(MONOTREMATA)


The monotremata is the mammalian animal which lays an egg, and breast-feed you, the existence species is only an echidna and a platypus.
The echidna is head long torso 30-35cm, 2.5-6kg in weight. Many to a back; is thorny, and round a body in the shape of a ball when is attacked by a foreign enemy. Soft hair grows in the interval of the splinter and limbs, the abdomen, and there is the nail which is suitable Takeo to dig soil to a leg. It inhabit the various environment from the half drying place to the highlands. The lips sharp thin produce a sticky tongue and prey on a termite. The sense of smell is sharp, but there is not much eyesight to the eyes small.

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