Biology Rescue & Rehab of
Short-Beaked Echidnas
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by Peggy Rismiller

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This guide is an in depth look at rearing and rehabilitating the Short-Beaked Echidna.

Contents:

Introduction
Monotremes: Who and what they are
What's in a name?
Short description
Echidnas and people
Echidna rescue
Echidna spines
Transport, housing, weighing
Sexing and aging
Release, home range and relocations
Hand rearing
FAQ Hand rearing puggles
Release of hand reared echidnas
Echidna growth charts
Injuries
Diets
Echidna facts
Literature sited
Other useful reference material
Echidna Watch
Notes

To purchase your copy of these great notes please use the following contacts:

Dr Peggy Rismiller
PO Penneshaw
South Australia 5222

Telephone: 08 8553 7174

Email: echidna@kin.net.au