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Gorongosa Spiny Crustacean

Scientists recently discovered a new, yet unnamed species of land crustacean in the rainforest of Mount Gorongosa. It has an uncanny resemblance to a porcupine, which are very common in Gorongosa! The entire body of this animal is covered by protective spines, which it uses to defend itself from predators. This is the only crustacean of this kind ever found on the African continent, and similar species are found only from Madagascar and a few Pacific islands.