Adult found attacking an adult male Northern Shoveler (http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/4723127). Photos by Doug Backlund.
Found this on the grass in Maui and it was surprisingly calm. Went up to it and it casually laid on my cousin's arm.
Reptiles, the class Reptilia, are an evolutionary grade of animals, comprising today's turtles, crocodilians, snakes, lizards, and tuatara, as well as many extinct groups. A reptile is any amniote (a tetrapod whose egg has an additional membrane, originally to allow them to lay eggs on land) that is neither a mammal nor a bird. Unlike mammals, birds, and certain extinct reptiles, living reptiles have scales or scutes (rather than fur or feathers) and are cold-blooded. Advocates...