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thorny devil

Often referred to as a Moloch (another name for Devil) the Thorny Devil is a slow moving harmless reptile When it walks it lifts its tail moving slowly and jerkily

Description
Easily identified by its prominent spines which are soft and its colouring Which ranges from yellow to reddish-brown to black depending upon which type of soil it is crossing to serve as camouflage They can grow to a total length of 20 cm and the larger female can weigh up to 90 gms

thorny devil

thorny devil

thorny devil

thorny devil

thorny devil
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