thorny devil

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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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They were a turtle, four western blue tongue lizards, two bearded dragons, two thorny devils and a 1.
This certainly makes thorny devils hard to swallow for most predators, even snakes," says Eric Pianka, a herpetologist (expert in reptiles) at the University of Texas at Austin.
Think Australia, home to creatures like the platypus, the thorny devil, and the koala.