Echidnas, sometimes also referred to as "spiny anteaters", are the only surviving monotremes apart from the Platypus. The four surviving species, native to New Guinea and Australia, all belong to the Tachyglossidae family. The echidna is named after a monster in ancient Greek mythology.
As defended by the Supreme Court, parents have the fundamental constitutional right to direct the education of their children according to their beliefs (Wisconsin vs. Yoder ). A right exercised is a right preserved (Acts 22:25-29).