Snake-mimicking Moth

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[copyright Miroslav Midanovic]

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My kum Miroslav (see previous posts just below) has taken a picture of this lizard, which is quite common in Nigeria. This is a male (females are more drab and single-colored) and it is about 0.5 meters long (20 inches). What is the common name and the Latin name of this lizard? Please tell me…
YU Grupa - Crni leptir: Ulicna svetiljka baca svetlost u krug dok crni leptiri lete pravo na nju ali ne znaju da tu je kraj da ih ubija njene svetlosti sjaj Nekad sam leteo leptir bio i ja svetlost me mamila, krila mi sprzila crni leptiru bezi u noc jutro sacekaj svetlost ce doc'

Cowabunga, dude! That's awesome.

I love atlas moths. They, as well as various owl species of butterfly have this snake head motif on their wings. Very effective!