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Hedgehog fish
Flinders is probably referring to the puffer fish. Over 120 species worldwide. They inflate themselves with air or water when threatened - making it very difficult for a predator to swallow them. Some species can be poisonous if not prepared properly. They feed on corals, sea snails and small shellfish.

Peoples of Southern Africa whose proper name is Khoikhoin. Mostly used as a derogatory term.

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