The spiky anteater is one of the weirdest mammals on earth, but so darn cute

With a beak, a pouch, and a four-headed penis, the toothless, egg-laying spiky anteater, or echidna, is one of the strangest mammals – alongside the duckbill platypus – on the planet. And also one of the cutest. Take a look at this echidna, originally posted on subreddit r/melbourne, who checks out someone's boots before it makes its way into the nearby bushes.

For more interesting tidbits about these nipple-less mammals, read "10 Fun Facts About the Echidna" on Wired.