This lizard lifted the tail when I came too close, like it was trying to look like a scorpion.
07-22-14_MG_8646 I lucked out and found this little tree hugger today
Individuo atropellado en carretera
Subadult. Attached photo of a hatchling in same vicinity.
Alimentando se de mariposas sobre la hojarasca reunida en el sitio arqueológico de becan.
Lizards are a widespread group of squamate reptiles, with approximately 6,000 species, ranging across all continents except Antarctica, as well as most oceanic island chains. The group, traditionally recognized as the suborder Lacertilia, is defined as all extant members of the Lepidosauria (reptiles with overlapping scales) that are neither sphenodonts (i.e., tuatara) nor snakes – they form an evolutionary grade. While the snakes are recognized as falling phylogenetically within the Toxicofera clade from which they evolved,...