Off topic: Can Echidnas stand on two legs? Do Echidnas have long legs? C

To: Con Boekel <>
Subject: Off topic: Can Echidnas stand on two legs? Do Echidnas have long legs? Can Echidnas climb vertical walls?
From: Julie Clark <>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2017 10:29:41 +0000
Another Echidna Adventure!

Last week at the big dam at Mulligan's I saw what looked like a rock in the water.
When it started moving I looked a bit more carefully and realised it was an echidna going for a swim. Every so often the snout would appear above the water.

Photos attached .... not terribly clear but you get the idea.

It was a surprise to me, but maybe it's normal echidna behaviour.


On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 7:39 PM, Con Boekel <> wrote:

This was taken at the ANBG on 9 October 2016. And, yes, the Echidna did climb that wall with seeming ease.



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