Love is in the Air

Our resident Tambo Bluff echidnas are out and about, the little group pictured is on a mating mission.

Both sexes emit a strong odour, allowing males if lucky to find their prospective partner.

Courtship can last for several weeks, sometimes involving up to 11 participants, although three to four is the usual.

For more information: Echidna Love Trains ABC Science.

Everyone can help protect these beautiful animals by restoring or retaining habitat corridors, preventing domestic dogs and cats from roaming and being aware they are often slowly crossing our roads.

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