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6 edition of The Australian echidna found in the catalog.

The Australian echidna

by Eleanor Stodart

  • 356 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Short-beaked echidna -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Spiny anteater.,
    • Anteaters.

    • About the Edition

      An introduction to the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the Australian echidna, also called spiny anteater.

      Edition Notes

      StatementEleanor Stodart.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.M73 S76 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1873750M
      ISBN 100395559928
      LC Control Number90033538

        Reading the Australian story Echidna Jim Went For A Swim by Phil Cummings. Short-beaked echidnas are typically 30 to 45 cm (12 to 18 in) in length, with 75 mm (3 in) of snout, and weigh between 2 and 7 kg ( and lb). However, the Tasmanian subspecies, T. a. setosus, is smaller than its Australian mainland counterparts. Because the neck is not externally visible, the head and body appear to merge. The earholes are on either side of the head, with no external Class: Mammalia.

      Echidnas to book your spot on this page email your contact & gig details HERE: Paul Martell Brett Thomas Roland Storm Simon Bartlett Black & White Bigband Jazz / Swing / Big Band Croydon, NSW, AU Book-of-Faces The Echidnas The Australian Order of Comedians. Echidnas have been known to live for as long as 16 years in the wild, but generally their life span is thought to be under 10 years. Protection of native animals All native birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals, but not including dingoes, are protected in NSW by the Biodiversity Conservation Act

      The Short-beaked Echidna has been included in several postal issues: it was one of four native species to appear on Australian postage stamps in , where it was the 25 cent stamp; it appeared on a 37 cent stamp in , and again in when it was on the 35 cent : Mammalia. The Echidnas box contains an Echidna specimen and shows how their long sticky tongue works to collect and grind up food. The Echidnas box was refurbished in and includes new information panels, books and teaching resources.


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The Australian Echidna Hardcover – April 1, by Eleanor Stodart (Author)Author: Eleanor Stodart. Peggy Rismiller, the world's foremost echidna expert, traces the history of this fascinating animal that is native to Australia and New Guinea.

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The echidna is one of the world’s most extraordinary creatures. It is a living fossil whose relatives were walking the earth over million years ago.

Like the platypus, it is a mammal that lays eggs. And, like all mammals, it has fur and produces milk. This book describes the echidna’s lifestyle and the adaptations that have made it so by:   E Is for Echidna: My Australian Word Book. Following the success of W is for Wombat, Bronwyn Bancroft has created a companion title, E is for Echidna.

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Short-Beaked Echidna. The short-beaked echidna lives in both Australia and New Guinea and is the most populous echidna species. You can find it in the lowlands, the desert, and the highland forests. Spikey’s Day Out is an Australian Echidna Kids Book.

The illustrated Australian Made & Owned children’s book is about the spiky echidna. They are a monotreme and live in Australia. The echidna and platypus are the worlds only egg-laying mammals. E Is for Echidna: My Australian Word Book Board book – September 1, by Bronwyn Bancroft (Author, Illustrator) › Visit Amazon's Bronwyn Bancroft Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this 5/5(1). The Australian echidna by Eleanor Stodart. Publication date Topics Short-beaked echidna -- Australia -- Juvenile literature., Spiny anteater., Anteaters.

Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on December 4, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Like the Platypus, the Short-beaked Echidna is an egg-laying mammal or monotreme and lays one egg at a time.

The eggs hatch after about 10 days and the young, emerge blind and hairless. Clinging to hairs inside the mother's pouch, the young echidna suckles for two or three months.

Where’s the Spiky Echidna. is one of our premium books. With 36 pages of brilliant colour, this is a story to read over and over again. It offers many opportunities to engage young readers in nature and build a love of wildlife. The Echidna: Australia’s Enigma by Dr. Peggy Rismiller. Hardcover book published by Hugh Lauter Levin Associatespages with colour photographs as well as a few colour and black and black and white illustrations, there are also a few black and white photographs.

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Animals include: kangaroo, bandicoot, wombat, echidna, cockatoo, frog and goanna—and many more. The Short-beaked Echidna is the only species found in Australia, it is found throughout Australia, including Tasmania. They has the widest distribution of any native Australian mammal. Go to next animal page: The Kangaroo.

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Appropriate for integrated literacy in a science unit, the book includes patterns for finger puppets, and a DVD. Updated book based on Augee and Gooden’s Echidnas of Australia and New Guinea () The Echidna: Australia’s Enigma – Peggy Rismiller () Engaging combination of images and information; written by a pioneering echidna biologist.

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