Puggles born at Sydney Zoo


Sydney Zoo celebrates arrival of first baby echidnas, known as puggles, in nearly 30 years. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Sydney’s iconic Taronga Zoo unveiled three healthy baby echidnas, known as puggles, on Thursday (November 17), the first to be born there in nearly 30 years.
Hatched between the 16th-30th of August this year, the puggles, who have recently opened their eyes, weighed in between 250 and 500 grams, the Zoo confirmed in a statement.
Echidnas are a rare Australian mammal that lays eggs, hatching after 10 days and carried in their mothers pouches for a period that can be up…


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