Thorny Devil (Moloch horridus)
The Thorny Devil is a harmless little lizard that will consume between 600-3,000 black ants in a day! Its camouflaged body of dark desert shades helps this little reptile keep warm during cooler times. Conical spheres emerging from every inch of the body, and a "false-head" on the back of the neck helps ward off potential predators. Making a habitat of arid scrub and desert throughout Central Australia, its distribution largely depends on the sandy loam soils in Western Australia.