These masters of disguise are some of the world’s oldest surviving mammals, but they are threatened by habitat loss, traffic and feral cats – and they need our help
They may be one of the world’s oldest surviving mammals – around for at least 25m years – but scientists don’t know much about echidnas. Now researchers believe the remaining Australian population may be threatened and they need citizen scientists’ help to save them.
They are masters of disguise and hiding and are insanely fast when they want to be.
Source: The Guardian
Calling citizen scientists: more data needed to protect echidnas