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

21 animaux inhabituels dont vous n’auriez jamais soupçonné l’existence

The Thorny Devil is an Australian lizard. It is also known as the Thorny Dragon, Thorny Lizard, or the Moloch and is the sole species of genus Moloch.

Thorny Devil♦The thorny devil is found throughout the arid regions of Western Australia, the Northern Territory, south-western Queensland and western South Australia, living in sand, spinifex grasslands and scrub. It is very common throughout the Shark Bay World Heritage Area, especially in the red sands on Peron Peninsula, and at Nanga and on the coastal highway south of Carnarvon.

Thorny Devil found throughout the arid regions of Western Australia, the Northern Territory, south-western Queensland and western South Australia, living in sand, spinifex grasslands and scrub.

Thorny Devil lizard - Moloch Horridus by pojic, via Flickr

Thorny Devil- (Moloch horridus) With its many rows of curved spikes, the thorny devil looks like a force to be reckoned with!

Tardigrade : le plus sympathique petit animal que je connaisse

The Tardigrade aka Water Bear. Able to survive the vacuum of space, radiation, intense pressures and years of being dried out and 'dead.

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What a cutey - the thorny devil lizard or Moloch - features a spiny "false head" on the back of its neck, and the lizard presents this to potential predators by dipping its real head.

Fake - Circulating with different false stories including: "Three Cheetah brothers befriend a baby impala.- Fake started by "The Daily Mail". The rest of the photos in the series show that things did not end well for the baby impala. http://www.keithruffles.com/2010/02/daily-mail-fails-to-tell-whole-picture.html The series is at the link.....

"Law of the Wild, just kill only when hungry" We as humans (the higher species of animal - appenetly) should really learn from this as we kill for the pleasure of killing.

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