Short-beaked Echidna

The Echidna is a unique Australian. The echidna and the Platypus are the world’s only egg laying mammals. They are called monotremes.
Region: Australia
Scientific name: Tachyglossus aculeatus

Scientific Classification

Species class: Mammalia
Genus: Tachyglossus
Order:  Monotremata
Phylum:  Chordata
Species: Aculeatus