A colorful collage of scientifically accurate illustration of various species of lizard. The layout features over twenty different types of lizard, including some of the world's most endangered species. Species included: ARGUS MONITOR (Varanus panoptes) BENT’S SPINY-TAILED LIZARD (Uromastyx benti) COMMON BASILISK (Basiliscus basiliscus) FRILL-NECKED LIZARD (Chlamydosaurus kingii) GALAPAGOS LAND IGUANA (Conolophus subcristatus) GILA MONSTER (Heloderma suspectum) GRANITE NIGHT LIZARD (Xantusia…
Project Noah is a tool that nature lovers can use to explore and document local wildlife and a common technology platform that research groups can use to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.
A brown basilisk lizard (Basiliscus vittatus) on a fence post in the garden, interacting with an ant of an unknown species. The ant spent some time sitting on the basilisk's nose; neither party seemed particularly disturbed by the arrangement, and eventually the ant crawled off and went about its business.
Cold-blooded, cold-hearted. It’s a common misconception that lizards are cold, distant creatures who would rather stay in their nests and hide from the world than have anything to do with us. While it’s safe to say that they aren’t as sentimental or affectionate as dogs and cats, some types of lizards are social butterflies and can get quite attached to their human keepers. It takes patience, but it works.