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  • She and her mate have become even larger thorns in my side.
  • Hooks, thorns and prickles are characteristic of many South African plants.
  • Aridity has favoured the production of spines as a defence from external attack, sharp thorns are frequent, and asperities of various sorts predominate.
  • In tropical countries ants sometimes make their nests in the hollow thorns of trees or on leaves; species with this habit are believed to make a return to the tree for the shelter that it affords by protecting it from the ravages of other insects, including their own leaf-cutting relations.
  • Of the thorns, the guda and the wadi often grow from 30 to 50 ft.
 

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