Top 10 Coolest Spiny Animals In The World

Spiny Oakworm Moth (Anisota stigma): This moth is found from Massachusetts and south Ontario to Florida, west to Minnesota, Kansas and Texas.

Armadillo spiny tailed lizard: The armadillo spiny tailed lizard, or simply armadillo lizard lives in the deserts of southern Africa.

Porcupinefish: Also known as blowfish or balloonfish, the porcupinefish can inflate its body and become a rounded ball. 

Sea Urchins: Sea Urchins are also known as sea hedgehogs, and for a good reason – the Sea urchins are are small, spiny and rounded animals.

Crown of thorns starfish: There are about 1,500 species of starfish (or sea stars) in the world and many of them have spines. 

Porcupine: Porcupines are the third largest rodents in the world, after capybaras and beavers.

Spiny Orb-weaver (Gasteracantha): Also known as Spiny-backed orb-weavers, the orb-weaver is a genus of around 70 species of spiders known for their visible spines. 

Echidna: The Echidnas, also known as spiny anteaters are egg-laying mammals, and as you might have already guessed – they are covered with spines.

Hedgehog: The coolest and cutest spiny animal in the world. There are 17 species of hedgehog, but we can say with absolute certainty we love them all.

Thorny dragon (Moloch horridus): The Thorny Dragon is an Australian lizard that grows up to 20 cm (8.0 in) in length, and can live up to 20 years. 

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