The long-beaked echidna lives in the highlands of New Guinea, and the short-beaked echidna lives mainly in New Guinea and Australia. The short-beaked echidna is also found in Tasmania, King Island, Flinders Island and Kangaroo Island.Know More
Echidnas are found in a wide variety of habitats including mountains, deserts and even urban areas. They are solitary and each have a large territory in which they feed and live, though this territory often overlaps with the territory of other echidnas. They are burrowing animals, and they are especially likely to take shelter underground during inclement weather. The echidna feeds primarily on termites, using its long sticky tongue in much the same fashion as an anteater.
Echidnas are monotremes that reproduce by laying eggs. The mother carries the egg in a pouch, and the newly hatched echidna will stay with her and suckle for about 3 months.Learn more in Mammals
Badgers primarily live in the Great Plains region of North America, but they can be found as far north as the central western Canadian provinces. They also live as far east as Ontario, Canada and occur much farther south, in mountainous regions in Mexico.Full Answer >
The American mink lives in forests and near lakes and streams in much of the United States and Canada. It spends much of its time hunting food in the water. It is rare to see the nocturnal mink in the wild.Full Answer >
Rhinoceri are native to Africa and Asia. White rhinos live in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana. Black rhinos inhabit southern and western Africa, especially around Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa.Full Answer >
Groundhogs, or woodchucks, live in Canada, Alaska and the eastern part of the United States. A member of the marmot family, it is found in forests, pastures, fields and woodlots, where it digs dens. It often has a summer and a winter den.Full Answer >