The brilliantly coloured red and blue lizard (Agama colonorum) is found in the coast region of eastern Liberia.
The other lizard is one which most appropriately has.
There have also been discovered the remains of a species of swan belonging to the South American genus Chenopis, and of the tuatara (Hatteria) lizard, the unique species of an ancient family now surviving only in New Zealand.
The two leading ships had not seen each other for 70 days and met off the Lizard, from which point they ran a neck-and-neck race before a strong westerly wind, with every rag of canvas set.
The monitor, or forktongued lizard, which burrows in the earth, climbs and swims, is said to grow to a length of 8 to 9 f t.
There are four species of lizard and three snakes, none of which is venomous; a land tortoise, a turtle and a frog.
A species of lizard grows nearly 4 ft.
This lizard is oviparous.
to Lizard Point in 49° 57' 30" N., in a roughly triangular form.
Of the reptiles the leopard lizard and gridiron-tailed lizard, the " chuck-walla " (Sauromalus ater), the rattle-snake, and the horned toad are the most numerous.
The discontented clergy, especially in Livonia; the towns, such as Danzig; the native aristocracy, organized in a league (the Eidechsenbund, or League of the Lizard), all sought to use their opportunity.
When unworn the teeth are spatulate and crimped or serrated round the edge, closely resembling those of the existing Central American lizard, Iguana - hence the name Iguanodon (Gr.
The Reptilia include II species of the crocodile, alligator and lizard, including the savage jacare of the Amazon, several species of turtle, 4 species of batrachians, and 29 species of serpents, including the striped rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus), Lachesis mutus, and a rather rare species of Cophias.
In the article Lizard attention is drawn to the many characters which make it difficult, if not impossible, to give diagnoses applicable to all lizards and all snakes.
The green lizard, the fence lizard and whip-tailed lizard (Cnemidophorus gularis; C. sexlineatus; C. tesselatus, &c.) are quite widely distributed.
The skink, which has given the name to the whole family, is a small lizard (Scincus officinalis) of 6 or 8 in.
With this apparatus some of Marconi's earliest successes, such as telegraphing across the English Channel, were achieved, and telegraphic communication at the rate of fifteen words or so a minute established between the East Goodwin lightship and the South Foreland lighthouse, also between the Isle of Wight and the Lizard in Cornwall.
There are three species of snake, including the viper; three of lizard; and eleven of batrachians.
Among reptiles the various kinds of lizard are noticeable.
As Helston has the nearest railway station to the Lizard, with its magnificent coast-scenery, there is a considerable tourist traffic in summer.
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The indigenous mammals are very few, and the only reptiles are a small lizard and the green turtle.
A lizard thus mutilated does not seem to be much affected, and the lost part is slowly reproduced.
I) is the frilled lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingi), which is restricted to Queensland and the north coast, and grows to a length of 3 ft., including the long tapering tail.
This lizard when startled rises with the fore-legs off the ground and squats and runs on its hind-legs.
The common lizard (Lacerta vivipara) frequents heaths and banks in England and Scotland, and is locally met with also in.
Among the venomous reptiles and insects are the rattlesnake, the Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum), a poisonous lizard, and the tarantula (Mygale Heintzii), which, however, are common only in certain places and at certain seasons.
The remarkable features of the scenery of South Devon and Cornwall are due to a narrow band of Archaean rock which appears in the south of the peninsulas terminating in Lizard Head and Start Point, and to huge masses of granite and other eruptive rocks which form a series of great bosses and dykes.
Most of the Lizard peninsula, the only part of England stretching south of 50° N., is a mass of serpentine.
apart at the Lizard to 21 at Dover.
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The Hare (or Rabbit), Monkey, Dog and Serpent reappeared without change; for the Tiger, Crocodile and Hen, unknown in America, the Ocelot, Lizard and Eagle were substituted as analogous.6 The Aztec calendar dated from the 7th century; but the zodiacal tradition embodied by it was doubtless much more ancient.
- Frilled Lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingi).
In Easter Island a form of the house-god is the lizard; it is also a tutelary deity in Madagascar.
Professor Poulton long ago suggested, and supported the suggestion by experimental evidence on a lizard, that the larvae of two British species, C. elpenor and C. porcellus, are protected by the resemblance to the heads of snakes presented by the anterior extremities of their bodies which are ornamented with large eye-like spots.
Kop6Aos, signifying lizard and newt; with reduplication Kopcop?uXos, and by metathesis ultimately KpoKOSetXos.
The same root kar leads through something like kar-kar-ta, glakarta (glazard in Breton), to lacerta and to "lizard."
This word is, however, artificial, although now widely used; Spanish and Portuguesespeaking people in America universally call the crocodile and the alligator simply lagarto, which is never intended for lizard.
In the frog, lizard, and even bird, it is thin and poorly developed.
The list of reptiles is limited to three varieties of lizard and one species of frog.
Among the higher passes are Hoosier Pass (10,309 ft.) in the Park Range, and Hayden Divide (10,780) and Veta Pass (9390), both of these across the Sangre de Cristo range; the crossing of the San Miguel chain at Lizard Head Pass (10,250) near Rico; of the Uncompahgre at Dallas Divide (8977) near Ouray; of the Elk and Sawatch ranges at Fremont (11,320), Tennessee (10,229), and Breckenridge (11,470) passes, and the Busk Tunnel, all near Leadville; and Marshall Pass (10,846) above Salida.
It is unique, however, among the great promontories of the south coast of England, the accretion of gravel banks falling into deep water contrasting with the cliff-bound headlands of the North Foreland, Beachy Head and the Lizard, and with the low eroded Selsey Bill, off which the sea is shallow.
George Cuvier, the French anatomist, recognized that the skull came from a giant marine lizard.
anole lizard was snapped by the last year's overall winner of Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Gabby Salazar.
Mind you, neither, it would seem, have broken Lizard.
When the lizard saw the chameleon he laughed and said: ' You lazy creature, have you only just arrived?
Ranunculus tripartitus three-lobed water crowfoot S S Lizard and West Penwith, where water stands in winter.
Feed adults once a week a couple of insects and occasionally an anole lizard or house gecko.
I fail to believe that a badger called lizard (the greatest) could beat my rabbit flash Gordon!
haven for walkers, the coastal footpath of the Lizard Peninsula with its breathtaking scenic views is literally on our doorstep.
REPTILES Balkan Green Lizard Large green adults and small brown striped juveniles seen almost daily.
Val Kilmer has altered his state more often than Lizard King Jim Morrison, who he portrays with uncanny likeness in THe DOORS.
lizard's tail seemed short than its full size.
He found the lizard still busy eating his egg plants.
Without mark or pattern - olive buff in color - this legless lizard is quite common.
Of note there was adder, as well as viviparous lizard and slow worm.
In 1842, he coined the term dinosaur (from the Greek for " terrible lizard " ).
Lizard The common lizard The common lizard is the smallest of three British lizards.
lizard orchid is, however, unprecedented.
The pattern is in the form of lizard skin in panels, with a central figure of a lizard skin in panels, with a central figure of a lizard.
This green anole lizard was snapped by the last year's overall winner of Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Gabby Salazar.
Apart from a small sand lizard going about its lawful business, there was no sign of life.
I Will Stay is lounge lizard love balladry at its very best.
A very large Nile monitor lizard was seen swimming close to reeds.
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Out how the the river in week on lizard cruise Paris river seine the family.
sand lizard Lacerta agilis and smooth snake Coronella austriaca.
A lizard man fires a gun at a giant scorpion.
serpentine rock is also quarried, mainly in the Lizard district; ornaments are produced from it.
Yes, a rather sleepy lizard was found to be inhabiting the loo.
strandline communities are found at Poltesco on the Lizard.
Cult comedy troop Broken Lizard takes a swipe at the slasher flick, mixing in their own unique sense of humor.
It was caught about 24 nautical miles east of Lizard Point, SW Cornwall in a mid-water pair trawl.
It's not quite a vanity project, but it is the second movie by the Broken Lizard comedy troupe.
viviparous lizard and slow worm.
westerlyted from the prevailing south westerlies by the great mass of The Lizard, the peninsula runs almost due south from Tregony.
windmill farm is 1 mile north of Lizard village.
Owing to a ridiculous muddle, this Arabic word has been taken to mean "warning" lizard, hence the Latin Monitor, one of the many synonyms of this genus, now often used as the a b a vernacular.
to Lizard Point in 49Ã‚° 57' 30" N., in a roughly triangular form.
Most of the Lizard peninsula, the only part of England stretching south of 50Ã‚° N., is a mass of serpentine.
A lizard rustles in the undergrowth around the rim of the massive crater.
The heathlands are of outstanding importance for reptiles, most notably the nationally rare sand lizard Lacerta agilis and smooth snake Coronella austriaca.
Serpentine rock is also quarried, mainly in the Lizard district; ornaments are produced from it.
Important coastal strandline communities are found at Poltesco on the Lizard.
It 's not quite a vanity project, but it is the second movie by the Broken Lizard comedy troupe.
Protected from the prevailing south westerlies by the great mass of The Lizard, the peninsula runs almost due south from Tregony.
Windmill Farm is 1 mile north of Lizard village.
Locals prefer their meat fried, and also take a liking to frog, lizard, snake, large red ants, rice field rats, and insects.
Before you pick up those cute embossed lizard stickers, ask yourself if you have a page or project in mind for them.
It has a body that changes colors depending on what light hits it, like a chameleon lizard.
Over the years, the giant lizard has appeared in 28 movies.
In addition to size and style, you'll need to decide if your bag will be made out of smooth leather, goat leather, or an exotic leather such as lizard or crocodile.
Materials range from lizard and calfskin to even ostrich.
They are crafted of fine materials like rich leather, fur, satin, nylon, microfiber, canvas and a variety of exotic skins, like crocodile, lizard and ostrich, to name a few.
The word dinosaur actually means terrible lizard.
The Gucci collection for men includes white lizard skin lace-ups and casual canvas espadrilles.
Born as Eric Sprague, this man has had numerous body modifications in order to obtain his goal of looking like a human lizard.
The Lizard Man uses not only ink, but skin implants and body piercings to complete his transformation.
People like Tom Leppard, who has covered his entire body in leopard spots and The Lizard Man, who has a tattoo of lizard scales covering his body have transformed their image into a blend of human and animal characteristics.
As well as the classic calfskin leather that is popular, other materials include lizard skin, crocodile and ostrich.
The special effects also made Godzilla's departure a believable and emotional ending as the giant lizard melted in time with an emotionally charged musical score.
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The reptilians are represented in the Parana by the jacare (Alligator sclerops), and on land by the " iguana " (Teius teguexim, Podinema teguixin), and some species of lizard.
The reptiles include the ringed-snake, slow-worm, viper and lizard.
The monitor lizard is popularly known as the goanna, a name derived from the iguana, an entirely different animal.
The horned lizard, or horned toad (Phrynosoma cornutum; P. hernandesi; P. modestum), is the most common of Texas lizards, except in the western counties where the Texas rock lizards (Sceloporus torquatus; S.
The tree swift, or scaly lizard, is also an inhabitant of western and south-western Texas.
The Gila Monster (Heloderma suspectum), a poisonous lizard, whose bite is injurious but rarely, if ever, fatal to man, also occurs in the desert regions.
These fossils, which are now in the British Museum, were interpreted by Dr Mantell, who made comparisons with the skeleton of Iguana, on the erroneous supposition that the resemblance in the teeth denoted some relationship to this existing lizard.
The third British species, the green lizard (Lacerta viridis), does not occur in England proper; it has, found a congenial home in the island of Guernsey, but is there much less developed as regards size and beauty than on the continent.
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Thus the analysis of George Baur of the ancestral form of the lizards, mosasaurs, dinosaurs, crocodiles and phytosaurs led both to the generalized Palaeohatteria of the Permian and indirectly to the surviving Tuatera lizard of New Zealand.
==Lizard== The cult of the lizard is most prominent in the Pacific, where it appears as an incarnation of Tangaloa.
ALLIGATOR (Spanish el lagarto, " the lizard"), an animal so closely allied to the crocodile that some naturalists have classed them together as forming one genus.
The Apollo Sauroctonus (after Praxiteles), copied in bronze at the Villa Albani in Rome and in marble at Paris, is a naked, youthful, almost boyish figure, leaning against a tree, waiting to strike a lizard climbing up the trunk.
The saurians are represented on land by several species of lizard, some of them conspicuous for their brilliant colouring, and by the large "iguana," whose flesh is considered a great delicacy.
small species of boa; crocodiles abound in the rivers and lakes; and numerous species of lizard, chameleon and tree-frog inhabit the woods.
Leaving the high gods whose functions are so large, while their forms (as of lizard, fish and tree) are often so mean, we come to.
WORM, a term used popularly to denote almost any kind of elongated, apparently limbless creature, from a lizard, like the blindworm, to the grub of an insect or an earthworm.
Of reptiles the lizard and chameleon are common, and there are a number of venomous serpents, though these are not so numerous as in other tropical countries.
One species can utter a cry when pained or alarmed, and the tall-standing frilled lizard can lift its forelegs, and squat or hop like a kangaroo.
In January 1901 he established communication by his system between the Lizard in Cornwall and Niton in the Isle of Wight, a distance of 200 m.
In January 1901 he telegraphed without difficulty by electric waves from the Isle of Wight to the Lizard, viz.
The principal reptiles are a lizard, a tortoise, the vivora de la crux (a dangerous viper, so called from marks like a cross on its head) and the rattlesnake in Maldonado and the stony lands of Minas.
Singularly, a snake (Coronella laevis), also common on the continent, and feeding principally on this lizard, has followed it across the British Channel, apparently existing in those localities only in which the sand-lizard has settled.
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