Reptiles

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Category archives for Reptiles

Short-Horned Lizard

tags: Greater Short-horned lizard, Phrynosoma hernandezi, reptiles, Image of the Day My good friend, Dave Rintoul, has just returned from a much-deserved vacation camping in the Chiricahuas and Gila Wilderness area and sent a couple images to share with you. Greater Short-horned lizard, Phrynosoma hernandezi, in Chaco Canyon. According to the photographer, this animal was…

Turtle Yoga Chaos (2 of 2)

tags: turtles, turtle yoga, reptiles, Central Park, Image of the Day Turtle Yoga Chaos! Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George [larger].

Turtle Yoga Chaos (1 of 2)

tags: turtles, turtle yoga, reptiles, Central Park, Image of the Day Turtle Yoga Chaos! Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George [larger].

Anole King

tags: Green Anole, Anolis carolinensis, reptiles, North Carolina, Image of the Day “I am the Anole King, I can do anything.” Green Anole, Anolis carolinensis, Carolina Beach, NC. Image: Don Wirth [larger].

tags: researchblogging.org, evolution, speciation, Pod Mrcaru lizard, Podarcis sicula, reptiles Pod Mrcaru lizard, Podarcis sicula. Image: Anthony Herrel (University of Antwerp) [larger view] Evolution has long been thought to occur slowly, due to small and gradual genetic changes that accumulate over millions of years until eventually, a new species arises. However, recent research has been…

Life in Cold Blood

tags: Life in Cold Blood, amphibians, reptiles, David Attenborough, book review When asked why there are so few books about amphibians and reptiles — collectively referred to as “herps” — published for the general public, David Attenborough responds by pointing out that “reptiles and amphibians are sometimes thought of as slow, dim-witted and primitive. In…

AMNH Subway Art #44

tags: reptile, snake, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife Is this a rainbow snake, Farancia erytrogramma? Snake, as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the NYC uptown subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [wallpaper size].

AMNH Subway Art #36

tags: Gavial, Gharial, Gavialis gangeticus, reptiles, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife I think this is a Gharial (also known as a Gavial), Gavialis gangeticus, as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the NYC uptown subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [wallpaper size].

AMNH Subway Art #25

tags: Alligator, Alligator mississippiensis, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife An alligator, Alligator mississippiensis, with the shadow of a Stegosaurus behind it, as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the NYC uptown subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [wallpaper size].

AMNH Subway Art #24

tags: sea turtle, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife An unknown (to me) species of sea turtle (there are seven species to choose from) as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the NYC uptown subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [wallpaper size].