Echidnas and platypuses are the only remaining egg-laying mammals, or monotremes.  Baby echidnas are called puggles and stay in their mother’s pouches until their spines start to develop.
Photo: Echidna at Bermagui - AusEmade by AusEmade

Echidnas and platypuses are the only remaining egg-laying mammals, or monotremes. ┬áBaby echidnas are called puggles and stay in their mother’s pouches until their spines start to develop.

Photo: Echidna at Bermagui - AusEmade by AusEmade

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