News: echidna

Echidna conservation science initiative a finalist in Eureka Awards

Echidna with alpacas

The University of Adelaide’s Echidna Conservation Science Initiative (EchidnaCSI) is a finalist in the Australian Museum’s 2021 Eureka Prizes.

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Echidnas, poop and creepy crawlies

Echidna in the wild

Leading science communicators from the University of Adelaide will join forces with a local echidna ecologist, to share their expertise in echidnas and insects in a free, interactive workshop on Kangaroo Island, as part of National Science Week (14-22 August).

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Genomes reveal new insights into iconic Aussie animals

Echidna in wild

The genomes of egg-laying monotreme mammals, platypus and echidna, have been published in the prestigious journal Nature.

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