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Puggles come to the Neighborhood

July 6, 2020

What’s a puggle? A spiky, beaky but cute zoo baby
It’s spiky, has beady little eyes and a beak. It’s an Australian animal called an echidna (uh-KID-nah) and a baby, known as a puggle, was born June 30, 2020, at the San Diego Zoo. The zoo’s Savannah Smith tells you about it in the video below.


The San Diego Zoo tells you all about the Echidna (Spiny Anteater), the Australian egg-laying monotreme. All the information you’ll want and need for the next time you meet one on the street.


Safari Park welcomes first-ever baby echidna, or ‘puggle’
The young echidna is still small but is growing quickly
San Diego Union | Jonathan Wosen, uly 2, 2020

It’s a First: A Baby Echidna Hatched at San Diego Zoo Safari Park
The puggle, now four months old, is “gaining strength and thriving.”
NBC4 | By Alysia Gray Painter | June 29, 2020

[Posted by Chuck Almdale]

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