Reptiles

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Category archives for Reptiles

Red-eyed tree frog, Agalychnis calidryas. Red-eyed tree frogs live in Costa Rica and other Neotropical regions. Their bright red eyes presumably startle would-be predators. Their diet consists of flies and moths, and possibly includes smaller frogs and crickets. All tree frogs are classified into the families Hylidae and Rhacophoridae. Many tree frogs are green in…

X-Rated Turtle Yoga

tags: NYC Life, Central Park turtles, turtle yoga, Image of the Day Central Park turtles show cruisers how it’s done. Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George. [Wallpaper size]

Turtle Yoga: The Pencil Pose

tags: Central Park turtles, reptiles, Image of the Day Central Park Turtle performing the pencil pose. Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George. [Wallpaper size]

tags: Central Park turtles, reptiles, Image of the Day Central Park Turtle performing the Cat Stretch. Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George. [Wallpaper size]

Turtle Yoga Mountain Pose

tags: turtle yoga, mountain yoga pose, reptiles, interspecies communication, Image of the Day Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George. [Wallpaper size]

tags: Painted Turtle, Red-eared Slider, reptile, Image of the Day Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George. [Wallpaper size]

tags: Painted Turtle, Red-eared Slider, reptile, Image of the Day Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George. [Wallpaper size]

Turtle Yoga

tags: Painted Turtle, Red-eared Slider, reptile, Image of the Day “Very good but try harder to get your other leg off the ground and don’t forget to breathe and don’t strain.” Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George. [Wallpaper size]

tags: researchblogging.org, evolution, squirrels, rattlesnakes, tail-flagging, behavior, biology A mother squirrel rapidly waves her tail to warn off a rattlesnake in a confrontation staged by researchers in May 1987. Adult squirrels are immune to rattlesnake venom, but their offspring are vulnerable. New infrared research found that heat from the mother’s tail sends an alarming signal…

tags: walking with monsters, life before dinosaurs, evolution, streaming video This streaming video gives you a snapshot of evolution prior to the rise of the dinosaurs. Even though it’s kinda long, it’s definitely worth watching .. although that giant spider gave me the heebie-jeebies! [9:17]