Echidna Coloring Pages

Echidnas, also called spiny anteaters, while similar to hedgehogs but not related. Hedgehogs are found in Eurasia and Africa, echidnas are found in Australia and New Guinea, and they have evolved to be completely independent geographically. Echidnas are characterized by long mouths and longer tongues in order to prey on ants, termites, and earthworms. The claws are also sharp and good at digging underground. In the event of danger, the echidna’s spines can shoot out of its body and grow back later. Here are some free printable echidna coloring pages.