Small Snake Biting Hand

A hand wrapped in a small snake.

Like a lot of us, this snake is taking on more than it can chew.

Photo credit unknown. Via Haha.nu.

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Crudely Concealed Chameleon

Perhaps the title is misleading, as it’s most likely not trying to hide, but considering the chameleon is popularly known as a lizard that changes its colors for camouflage, these colors seem rather wild.

Via Curnen’s Flickr photostream.

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Tuatara

I found that somebody found the site by looking up “weird lizards,” which I thought was a cute search term. Unfortunately, I don’t have a great excuse to use such a title here because, first, it doesn’t look terribly weird, and second, the tuatara isn’t a lizard. The tuatara lone survivor of the sphenodontia order, and have a skeletal different to that of lizards, and also lack external ears and external genitalia (males of the order squamata, which is composed of lizards and snakes, have hemipenes).

I’m reminded a bit of this older picture.

Via f0rbe5′s (f0rbe’5?) Flickr Photostream.

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Gila!

There were two things I decided I needed to see during spring break. One was a roadrunner, and one was this beauty…

Another picture from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum!

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