Echo, the Echidna Facts:
- Is covered with coarse hair and spikes called spines. Ouch, don't touch!
- Likes to eat ants and termites.
- Has a long, skinny snout, which is both its mouth and nose - its like breathing through your mouth. Oh, and a really long sticky tongue.
- The longest recorded lifespan for a captive echidna is 50 years.