spiny anteater


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Synonyms for spiny anteater

a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites

a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites

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One clan included Ausktribosphenos and two other molar-bearing fossils from the Southern Hemisphere, along with the monotremes--furry Australian egg-laying mammals that include the platypus and spiny anteater.
There are only two types of monotremes in existence today: the duck-billed platypus and the spiny anteater (shown at right).
They are the echidna, a spiny anteater, and the duck-billed platypus, both from Australia.
While named for the Australian spiny anteater, Project Echidna has survived so many near-death experiences, perhaps it should be named Project Feline.
The echidna, or spiny anteater, lives anywhere from the desert to the rain forest.