Watch an echidna hatch in this vintage CSIRO clip

This 1974 echidna hatching video from the CSIRO archives proves that puggles are by far the most adorable native Australian animal.
By Australian Geographic July 20, 2017 Reading Time: < 1 Print this page

After hatching, the young echidna stays in its mother’s pouch for up to 63 days. When the spines appear, the mother places it in a nursery burrow.