Fearless Echidna Walks Between Hiker's Boots

A fearless echidna trundled up to a hiker in Melbourne, Australia, late last year, and walked right between their legs, video shows.

The video, taken by Michael O’Byrne, shows the echidna briefly hanging out by the hiker’s boots

Echidnas are the only known mammals, aside from the platypus, that lay eggs. Credit: Michael O’Byrne via Storyful