Yet another Water Dragon spotted in the back yard. Smaller than the previously observed Dragon. Driven off by the resident Indian Myna's protecting a chick in a nest. Would like to know how to identify as male or female.
Found dead in the woods.
Juvenile Western fence lizard rescued from a cat and released.
The Squamata, or the scaled reptiles, are the largest recent order of reptiles, comprising all lizards and snakes. With over 9,000 species, it is the second-largest order of vertebrates after the perciform fish. Members of the order are distinguished by their skins, which bear horny scales or shields. They also possess movable quadrate bones, making it possible to move the upper jaw relative to the braincase. This is particularly visible in snakes, which are able to...