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Eastern long-beaked echidna

(Zaglossus bartoni)

Description

The eastern long-beaked echidna (Zaglossus bartoni),also known as Barton's long-beaked echidna,is one of three species from the genus Zaglossus to occur in New Guinea.It is found mainly in Papua New Guinea at elevations between 2,000 and 3,000 metres (6,600 and 9,800 ft).

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Monotremata
Family:Tachyglossidae
Genus:Zaglossus
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