Archive for May, 2008

5-Lined Skink

Delilah, who I think is the only person who actually visits this website, asks:  "I hope you don’t mind me asking if you know what kind of lizard this is. Just tell me if you don’t know. S’cool. :-)" This lizard is, I think, a "5-Lined Skink" (Eumeces fasciatus).  I’ve seen one of those here […]

Rough Green Snake…?

Delilah writes:  "Do you know much about snakes? We saw a skinny 2′ green one." That snake looks like what we used to call a ‘vine snake’ and they’re harmless.  It looks to be, officially, a "Rough Green Snake" (Opheodrys aestivus).  That’s my guess based upon the area where you found it, otherwise I’d eyeball […]

Broadhead Skink

Delilah writes:  "I’m attaching a picture of a lizard. I took it while walking near my house. Do you know what it is?" I do believe this is none other than a Broadhead Skink (Eumeces laticeps).

The living iguanas will come and bite the men who do not dream...

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