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Names can sometimes be confusing. West of the Great Dividing Range they are known as the Euro, whilst in Western Australia they can be called Hill Kangaroo. Of course here in Central Australia they are also described locally as Hills Wallaroos and Common Wallaroo.

Fauna: Macropods (Suborder: Macropodiformes) belong to the Class Mammalia (Subclass: Marsupialia). They include well known and popular bettongs, potoroos, kangaroos, wallaroos and wallabies.

Thorny Devil / Australian lizard which can live up to 20 years. The Thorny Devil's body is ridged in structure, and this enables the animal to collect water from any part of its body. That water is then conveyed to its mouth. When it feels threatened by other animals or birds, it lowers its head between its front legs, and then presents its false head.

*AUSTRALIA ~ Thorny Devil or Mountain Devil. gorgeous & harmless, it eats ants.

Perentie (Varanus giganteus)

NT Travel: Perentie on route to Chambers Pillar Historical Reserve - Central Australia, Northern Territory

Thorny Dragon

“The thorny dragon has an awesome camouflage, spikes & 'false head' to deter predators.

Thorny Dragon Incredible Looking  Supremely Talented  Lazer Horse

The thorny dragon or thorny devil (Moloch horridus) is an Australian lizard, also known as the mountain devil, the thorny lizard, or the moloch

For The Little Ones

Thorny Devil (Moloch horridus) - Near Kalbarri, Western Australia

Gould's Goanna (Varanus gouldii - V g flavirufus), South Australia   www.ausemade.com.au/photos/sa/oodnadatta-track/oodnadatta-track-9-goanna-wabma-kadarbu.htm

Gould's Goanna (Varanus gouldii flavirufus) near Blanche Cup in Wabma Kadarbu Mound Springs Conservation Park, Australia

Central Netted Dragon, or Ctenophorus nuchalis. An inhabitant of the plains and open scrubs of central Australia, from Western Australia coast to western New South Wales and Queensland

Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Northern Territory (NT) Images: Central Netted Dragon (Ctenophorus nuchalis) - One of the most noticeable lizards in central Australia, this dragon is able to exploit a range of habitats.

The Jewel Spider also called a Spiny Spider or a Christmas Spider (Astracantha minax)

Fauna: The Jewel Spider, also called a Spiny Spider, (Astracantha minax, previously Gastracantha minax) is a medium-sized spider.

The Amazing Australian Animals of Kangaroo Island

The Amazing Australian Animals of Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is one of the best places to see fascinating Australian animals, so find out more about its kangaroos, koalas,blue penguins, seals and sea lions

El diablo espinoso, o moloch, es natural de los desiertos australianos. Además de estar cubierto de la cabeza a los pies por puntiagudas espinas, el moloch es capaz de cambiar de color con el fin de camuflarse en su entorno. En verano es de tonos pálidos y en invierno de tonos oscuros. #espinoso #moloch #desierto http://www.pandabuzz.com/es/animal-del-dia/diablo-espinoso

The thorny dragon, or moloch, is a native of the Australian deserts.

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 (Moloch horridus) is found in arid scrub and desert regions of Central Australia.

Snapshots & Images of Central Australia Wildlife, Northern Territory

Largato Tatú (Cordylus Cataphactus)

Funny pictures about Armadillo Girdled Lizard. Oh, and cool pics about Armadillo Girdled Lizard. Also, Armadillo Girdled Lizard photos.