I am still struggling with my disgust of reptiles. Lizards are becoming a bit more palatable but as far as snakes go, I’m still struggling.
Good thing for me that we saw mostly lizards on our trip to Arizona.
On pages 210 to 213 of the Handbook of Nature Study there are many lizards and their descriptions listed. I think on page 213 that number 7 looks surprisingly like the lizards we saw in the photo below.
These two photos were taken while we were at the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum. They had an enclosure where they used to have a bear but the bear has since been retired to a more comfortable place on the grounds. The enclosure did have these interesting, if not rather large, reptiles inhabiting it.
This guy was also at the museum and was making his way across the riparian habitat.
Now for something pretty to look at. I can only take reptiles for so long and then I need something colorful and beautiful to enjoy.
Are you proud of me? We are still working on identifying the reptiles for their nature journals but we are learning a lot along the way.