Excavator, farmer, matchmaker: echidnas provide a host of benefits to nature. So let's harness the potential.
As the holiday season begins after months of reduced travel, wildlife hospitals are braced for a new wave of admissions.
Echidnas can survive quite low levels of oxygen.
Searching for animals thought to be extinct – or fictional – is difficult, painstaking and often disappointing. But new technology like drones offer hope of a boom in biological discovery.
Physiological, molecular and fossil evidence suggests that ancestors of both platypuses and echidnas were venomous. Male…