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In Video: San Diego Zoo welcomes baby echidna

The mammals are commonly known as puggles.

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Baby echidna at San Diego Zoo (Zoological Society of San Diego)

Baby echidna at San Diego Zoo (Zoological Society of San Diego)

Baby echidna at San Diego Zoo (Zoological Society of San Diego)

San Diego Zoo in California has welcomed a new baby echidna.

The new arrival is the first echidna to be born at the zoo, and keepers hope to learn more about the egg-laying mammals, found in Australia.

PA