thorny devil

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Related to Thorny lizard: horned lizard, Moloch lizard

thorny devil

n.
A lizard (Moloch horridus) of Australia that has large conical spines on the body and feeds on ants. Also called moloch.
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But in narrow spaces, water can go in any direction--across a horned lizard's back or even up the side of a thorny lizard.