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Toot toot! All board the #echidna love train. That’s right – while many animals take the #winter as an opportunity to #rest, #Australia’s echidnas live up to their weird and wonderful name, forming the annual love #train during the colder months of the year. The spectacle is both cute and uplifting, but the purpose of the train is far greater than amusing the likes of #locals and #travelers. Reaching up to ten animals long, the typically shy male echidnas unite nose to tail, ‘trailing’ a female echidna for days on end before one lucky male is chosen for breeding.

How: Join the two-day Kangaroo Island in Style tour with Exceptional Kangaroo Island.

When: Mid to late winter

Where: In various locations across Australia

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