This spiny animal with a wobbly gait is an echidna Not only is it a mammal that lays eggs, it’s also hiding other secrets… Echidnas are fantastic creatures and they have some amazing features. But one of the most bizarre features that they have is that their hind feet are actually pointed backwards. In fact,…Continue reading What’s wrong with this echidna in the collection? | Natural History Museum
What you need Sheet of wood, gloves, 30 bricks, logs, spade Step 1. Scout Find a quiet, shady spot in your garden Step 2. Safety Put on gloves to protect your hands Step 3. Prepare Dig a hole 7cm deep and 45cm wide Fill with a thin layer of dry leaf litter Step 4. Build…Continue reading How to make a hedgehog house | Natural History Museum
Animals come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. Some are big and furry, others can be small and slimy … And some even have a full suit of armor! Like our friend Gaia the armadillo. Armadillos look a little like a mouse or a rabbit, but there’s something that makes them really special: they’re…Continue reading Armadillos: Animals with Armor!