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This is a collection of awesome and interesting creatures I stumbled upon. See http://www.behind-the-scenes.co.za/creatures-collection/ for more...
Fish

they take up residence in empty barnacles or any hard little hole that protects them. The have some of the cutest, funniest faces of any of the fish underwater.but they are very small, and very shy. By liquidkingdom.

Helioceras heteromorph ammonite

Love these kind of things: Helioceras heteromorph ammonite model extinct fossil - the soft parts are hypothetical, and may have been much more cool or colorful.

Weedy Seadragon

This animal, the Leafy Seadragon, is a Threatened species. They are threatened by collecting for use in Chinese medicine (and by habitat loss). Just one more example of the beautiful natural world exploited by idiotic traditional Chinese cruelty.

Emerald Tree Boa

Emerald Tree Boa (Corallus caninus) is a non-venomous boa species found in the rainforests of South America

Crocodile Skink so cool!

I job shadowed this girl for school who works at the aquarium and she bread crocodile skinks when she was a teen. Crocodile Skink so cool!

Leaf-tailed Gecko, also known as a Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko blends in perfectly…

Environment

image source Uroplatus phantasticus, the Baweng Satanic Leaf Gecko, is a species of gecko indigenous to the island of Madagascar. First described in 1888 by George Albert Boulenger, U. phantasticus is the smallest in.

#basilisk #lizard #reptile

Brown Basilisk or Striped Basilisk (Basiliscus vittatus; in some areas referred to as "common basilisk") is one species of basilisk lizard. Photo by Jim Hoffman

The perentie (or perente) (Varanus giganteus) is the largest monitor lizard or goanna native to Australia, and fourth-largest living lizard on earth, after the Komodo dragon, the crocodile monitor, and the water monitor. Found west of the Great Dividing Range in the arid areas of Australia, they are not a common sight because of their shyness and the remoteness of much of their range from human habitation.

The perentie (or perente) (Varanus giganteus) is the largest Monitor Lizard or Goanna native to Australia, and fourth-largest living lizard on earth, after the Komodo Dragon, the Crocodile Monitor, and the Water Monitor

Lion fish -almost touched this in a pet store. The clerk saved me. They are poisonous! Oops!

Pterois is a genus of venomous marine fish, commonly known as Lionfish, native to the Indo-Pacific.

Flying Frogs? Meet the frog that looks like a moth, or is it the moth that looks like a frog? Hmm, so let’s see… After removing this little guy from your kitchen sink, it flies away! It is indeed the South American Hag moth, also called the Monkey Slug (Phobetron hipparchia) that mimics... http://www.behind-the-scenes.co.za/flying-frogs/

Flying frogs?

Is this a frog that looks like a moth, or a moth that looks like a frog?

Agama (Koggelmander) A few weeks ago, while having a smoke at the back of our practice, my PA inquires whether I’ve seen our new reptile visitor. Now, this is KZN, South Africa which makes this a a very vague question as we have found multiple snakes in our garage and many types of lizards all over the place.... http://www.behind-the-scenes.co.za/agama-koggelmander/

Awesome Agama ("Bloukop Koggelmander") lizard found in Port Shepstone, KZN

Agama (Koggelmander) A few weeks ago, while having a smoke at the back of our practice, my PA inquires whether I’ve seen our new reptile visitor. Now, this is KZN, South Africa which makes this a a very vague question as we have found multiple snakes in our garage and many types of lizards all over the place.... http://www.behind-the-scenes.co.za/agama-koggelmander/

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