Spine-tailed

Spine´-tailed


a.1.(Zool.) Having the tail quills ending in sharp, naked tips.
Spine-tailed swift
a - (Zool.) See Spinetail (a).
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Other newly permitted species include the whiptail lizard jungle runners that range naturally from Mexico and the Caribbean down through South America; true chameleons, from Africa, Madagascar, and southern Asia; frilled lizards, from Australia and New Guinea; spine-tailed lizards, from East Africa; and the spiny-tailed monitor, from Australia.