Gallery description : thorny devil

The average weight of the thorny devil is 70-95g (2.5-3.4oz). These reptiles usually live 12-20 years. Thorny Devil which methodical name is moloch horridus grows 15-20cm (5.9-8in). The maximum speed it is able to reach is 60km/h (37mph). Thorny Devil is a reptile that lives in dry desert and shrub land. It has a scales skin type. The preferred food type is omnivore.

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Facts about thorny devils
NameThorny Devil
Weight70-95g (2.5-3.4oz)
Conservation StatusLeast concern
HabitatDry desert and shrub land
Main PreyAnts, termites
Size15-20cm (5.9-8in)
TypeReptile
ClassReptilia
Life Span12-20 years
Skin TypeScales
PredatorsSnakes, human, birds
Average Litter Size6
LifestyleSolitary
FamilyAgamidae
ColourRed, grey, brown
KingdomAnimalia
OrderSquamata
Top Speed60km/h (37mph)
Scientific NameMoloch horridus
GenusMoloch
PhylumChordata
DietOmnivore
Image Details
Description Thorny devil. File:Thorny devil.JPG
Width 3888 pixels
Heigh 2592 pixels
File type JPG
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