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Zaglossus

see echidna.
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Along with Jonathan Baillie, who explores Papua in search of the long-beaked echidna (which looks sort of like a small aardvark with porcupine quills), we meet Sam Turvey who researches the Yangtze River dolphin, Kate Jones who travels through Asia looking for the bumblebee bat and Ben Collen whose current focus is the pygmy hippo of western Africa.
The long-beaked echidna does not share much in common with the golden-rumped elephant shrew, although both are endangered.
10 A Papuan species of long-beaked echidna, recently found not to be extinct after all, is named for which wellknown naturalist?