Today is it rare to find " Zaglossus bartoni " at sea level.
"Zaglossus bartoni " is currently listed as Vulnerable on the Red List.
"Zaglossus bartoni " habitats include tropical hill forests to sub-alpine forests, upland grasslands and scrub.
The failure of captive breeding programs has conservation implications for the endangered species of echidna from the genus " Zaglossus ", and to a lesser extent for the short-beaked echidna.
Sir David's Long-beaked Echidna ( " Zaglossus attenboroughi " ) has been rediscovered by a team of the Zoological Society of London in the Cyclops Mountains in Western New Guinea.
The short-beaked echidna ( Tachyglossus aculeatus ) and its subspecies populate Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea, and Kangaroo Island while the long-beaked echidna ( Zaglossus bruijni ) lives only in New Guinea.
For the western long-beaked echidna, " Zaglossus bruijni " ( the chapter link goes to the MSW3 web page for the species entry, while the title link goes to the Google Books preview for MSW3 ).
Western long-beaked echidnas ( " Zaglossus bruijnii " ) possess only 2, 000 receptors and short-beaked echidnas ( " Tachyglossus aculeatus " ) merely 400 that are concentrated in the tip of the snout.
""'Zaglossus robustus " "'is an extinct species of long-beaked echidna known from the middle Miocene ( about 13 or 14 million years ago ) of Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia.
Further Mantou's riflebird and two mammal species : western long-beaked echidna ( " Zaglossus bruijnii " ) and lowland brush mouse ( " Pogonomelomys bruijni " ) and one lizard : Bruijni forest dragon ( " Hypsilurus bruijni " ).