Echidnas are animals that have spiny hairs all over their body. This makes them look like a hedgehog or a porcupine.
Echidnas are also covered in fur. Depending on where they live, some are furrier than others. They can vary in color from very light brown to red-brown and right through to black.
Did you know that the spines are really hairs? They are just very large and strong hairs.
Find out more about this amazing animal and learn the answers to these questions:
How fast can an echidna run?
What does an echidna eat?
What will an echidna do when it is frightened?
Where do echidnas sleep?
Are echidnas good swimmers?
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