Top 10 ingenious Aussie animal adaptations
From square poo to body armour that sucks up water, Aussie animals have developed some nifty tools to help them survive the most arid country in the world. Here are 10 of our favourites.
February 4, 2016
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The spiky armour of the thorny devil (Moloch horridus) is, as you might have guessed, used for defence. But it's also a funny looking straw. Tiny grooves the devil's armour suck up dew and water from the ground through capillary action, passing it to the devil's mouth.