The lizard-like creatures - the previous owners of the planet, as The Doctor pointed out - were pretty POed by the disturbance, ranting that they would "wipe the vermin from the surface". Eeeek.
In the cliffhanger climax to the episode, The Doctor and Dr. Chaudhry (Meera Syal) happened upon a secret underground city, while poor Amy was about to go under the knife.
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