Zaglossus attenboroughi "rediscovered"

Reading between the lines the locals might have been aware of its presence all along.

Bizarre mammal believed to be extinct is rediscovered by ‘euphoric’ scientists (

Pretty ordinary looking, yes?

I assume the one on the left is the Australian ‘short-beaked’ species. I saw one in Australia umpteen years ago. They are about the same size as a hedgehog, and quite cute looking. I think they are diurnal to some extent, at least the one I saw was.

Some Hedgehog, this one!