Body rounded and covered in sharp spines, with fur between. Spines yellow-cream with black tips. Smooth tubular snout. Long sharp claws. They feed on ants, termites and other small invertebrates using a long, sticky tongue. They grind this food on horny plates in the mouth. Females lay eggs and feed their young on milk.
Sorry I am working on providing identification images for this species please check back soon
Range of areas, including forests.
Mainland Australia and Tasmania
Body can grow to around 44cm