Lizards sentence example

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  • There are snakes and small lizards, but no frogs or toads.
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  • Lizards are not poisonous, with the single exception of Heloderma.
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  • Lizards occur in great profusion and variety.
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  • The majority are distinguished from snakes by the possession of two pairs of limbs, of external ear-openings and movable eyelids, but since in not a few of the burrowing, snake-shaped lizards these characters give way entirely, it is well-nigh impossible to find a diagnosis which should be absolutely sufficient for the distinction between lizards and snakes.
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  • There are various peculiar species of frogs, lizards and snakes, including the great frog Rana Guppyi, from 2 to 3 lb in weight.
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  • Even the lizards had gone on holiday to escape the furnace heat, leaving only barbed wire bushes and a tap 500 yds away.
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  • Most lizards eat a variety of foods; some like large monitors eat raw meat, whilst others eat only insects.
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  • Reptiles, as might be anticipated, are far from numerous, but a few lizards are found, belonging for the most part to types, such as Phrynocephalus, characteristic of the Central-Asiatic area.
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  • The world of Droon is amazing - full of magic, flying lizards, and fun, furry creatures.
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  • Lizards make ideal pets for those who don't mind handling them.
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  • Some people set up a room for reptiles, with cages and aquariums filled with snakes, lizards or turtles.
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  • Get a frog: Frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, salamanders, garter snakes and several kinds of beetles will eat slugs.
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  • There's the heat and sun of Death Valley that is unsuitable for lizards, much less Syrah vines.
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  • Collectibles of mice, rats, snakes and lizards can also be found on the Internet.
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  • Salmonella is also found in feces of pet reptiles such as turtles, lizards, and snakes.
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  • Designs include sharks, pirates, lizards and superheroes.
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  • Upon entering the African Savannah, guests are greeted by the many species of animals, including mandrills, leopards, antelope, and lizards.
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  • Yet early on in the series, it is clear that Pern is a lost Earth colony, and the gigantic dragons were bred for their task from the tiny firebreathing fire lizards.
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  • The food of the adult is almost exclusively animal, - insects, especially large ants, snails, lizards and snakes, but it also eats certain large red berries.
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  • There also occurs a peculiar genus of lizards with two species, the one marine, the other terrestrial.
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  • The saurians or lizards are numerous, chiefly on dry sandy or rocky ground in the tropical region.
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  • This and some other lizards have power to change their colour, not only from light to dark, but over some portions of their bodies, from yellow to grey or red.
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  • Among the inoffensive species are counted the graceful green "tree snake," which pursues frogs, birds and lizards to the topmost branches of the forest; also several species of pythons, the commonest of which is known as the carpet snake.
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  • Every bayou contains alligators; and reptiles of various species, such as turtles, lizards, horned toads, rattlesnakes and moccasins are abundant.
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  • Of lizards the iguana (Cyclura caudata) is noteworthy.
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  • The list of reptiles includes the venomous Vipera ammodytes and Pelias berus, while scorpions and lizards infest the stony wastes of the Karst.
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  • In addition Cuvier accepts the Linnaean subdivisions of Amphibia-Reptilia for the tortoises, lizards (including crocodiles), salamanders and frogs; and Amphibia-Serpentes for the snakes, apodal lizards and Caeciliae.
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  • Lagartos (Iguanas) and lizards are common everywhere.
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  • A large Mygale found on the island of Siriba, of the Abrolhos group, feeds upon lizards, and has been known to attack and kill young chickens.
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  • Some nine or ten other species of snakes are present, together with an abundance of lizards, including the Varanus, and most species of Mediterranean tortoises are represented.
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  • The head is very small and not distinct from the neck, a usual feature in burrowing snakes and lizards.
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  • Some are said occasionally to resort to berries and other fruit for food, but as a rule they are carnivorous, feeding chiefly on birds and their eggs, small mammals, as squirrels, hares, rabbits and moles, but chiefly mice of various kinds, and occasionally snakes, lizards and frogs.
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  • Of reptiles there are the alligator, and several species each of turtles, lizards and snakes.
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  • Of the lizards, 3 of the 6 species of Varanidae, 16 of the 30 Scincidae, 8 Geckonidae, and 8 out of the 11 Agamidae are peculiar.
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  • Scorpions and tarantulas are numerous, and lizards, frogs, beetles, ants, butterflies, moths and flies are abundant.
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  • The crocodile is common in many of the rivers and estuaries of Siam, and there are many lizards.
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  • Bears, wolves, foxes, goats (kokmet), wild sheep (arkharis), lizards, earth-rats, and a small rodent (teshikan), with ravens, eagles, wild ducks and wild geese are the other varieties principally encountered.
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  • Among the reptiles are various species of serpents, tortoises, turtles, lizards, &c. Locusts are common and sometimes do great damage.
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  • Although feeding chiefly on roots, fruits and grain, it is also to some extent carnivorous, attacking and eating small quadrupeds, lizards and birds.
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  • Such critical characters are: - Lizards.
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  • The lizards and snakes are the two dominant reptilian orders which are still on the increase in species, though certainly not in size.
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  • In many lizards the muscles of the segments of the tail are so loosely connected and the vertebrae are so weak that the tail easily breaks off.
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  • This faculty is of advantage to those lizards which lack other means of escape when pursued by some other animal, which is satisfied with capturing the detached member.
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  • The motions of most lizards are executed with great but not enduring rapidity.
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  • But the limbs show with regard to development great variation, and an uninterrupted transition from the most perfect condition of two pairs with five separate clawed toes to their total disappearance; yet even limbless lizards retain bony vestiges beneath the skin.
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  • The motions of these limbless lizards are similar to those of snakes, which they resemble in their elongate body.
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  • Many lizards, however, retain the eggs in the oviducts until the embryo is fully developed; these species then bring forth living young and are called ovo-viviparous by purists.
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  • Some lizards possess a considerable amount of intelligence; they play with each other, become very tame, and act deliberately according to circumstances.
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  • The Lacertilia, or lizards in the wider sense, fall easily into three natural groups: geckos (q.v.), chameleons (q.v.) and lizards.
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  • Pleurodont lizards with well-developed limbs; without temporal bony arches; postthoracic ribs united across the abdomen.
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  • Acrodont, Old World lizards, with laterally compressed body, prehensile tail and well developed limbs with the digits arranged in opposing, grasping bundles of two and three respectively.
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  • The Varanidae stand quite alone, in many respects the highest of all lizards, with some, quite superficial, Crocodilian resemblances.
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  • Allied is Sceloporus, with about 34 species, the most characteristic genus of Mexican lizards; only 4 species live in the United States, and only 3 or 4 are found south of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec and are restricted to Central America.
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  • The presence of such dewlaps in lizards is always a sign of an excitable temper.
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  • - The teeth of Heloderma are recurved, with slightly swollen bases, loosely attached to the inner edge of the jaws; each tooth is grooved, and those of the lower jaw are in close vicinity of the series of labial glands which secrete a poison; the only instance among lizards.'
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  • The Lacertidae or true lizards comprise about 20 genera, with some 1 00 species, most abundant in Africa; their northern limit coincides.
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  • Even the small island-rocks of the Mediterranean, sometimes only a few hundred yards in diameter, are occupied by peculiar races of lizards, which have attracted much attention from the fact that they have assumed under such isolated conditions a more or less dark,.
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  • The members of this family seem to lead a snake-like life, not subterranean, and some are said to eat other lizards.
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  • Finally the presence of the flying lizards (Pterydactylus, Rhamphorhynchus) and the ancient birds (Archaeopteryx) is determined from remains in a most wonderful state of preservation in these ancient deposits.
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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.
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  • Mexico is a paradise of lizards, which are noted for their diversity in form as well as for their remarkable colouration.
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  • Lizards of many kinds are found, including the monitor.
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  • The Reptilia include countless numbers of alligators in the Guayas and its tributaries and in the tide-water channels of many of the smaller rivers; many species of lizards, of which Mr Whymper found three in the Quito basin; snakes of every description from the huge anaconda of the Amazon region down to the beautifully marked coral snake; and a great variety of frogs and toads.
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  • Mayflies and dragon-flies danced in the sunlight; lizards darted across the paths; and legions of spiders pervaded the grass, many very beautiful - frosted - silver backs, or curious, like the saltigrades, who took a few steps and then gave a leap. There were crickets in infinite numbers; and flies innumerable, from slim daddy-long-legs to ponderous, black, hairy fellows known to science as Dejeaniae; hymenopterous insects in profusion, including our old friend the bishop of Ambato (possibly Dielis), in company with another formidable stinger, with chrome antennae, called by the natives ` the Devil '; and occasional Phasmas (caballo de palo) crawling painfully about, like animated twigs."
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  • Snakes - many of them venomous - are numerous, and there are many varieties of lizards.
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  • - The following particulars are from Gray: - Lizards - Pseudopus gracilis (Eur.), Argyrophis Horsfieldii, Salea Horsfieldii, Calotes Maria, C. versicolor, C. minor, C. Emma, Phrynocephalus Tickelii - all Indian forms. A tortoise (Testudo Horsfieldii) appears to be peculiar to Kabul.
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  • Flying lizards abound in the forests.
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  • Noteworthy in the animal life of the lower Sonoran and tropic region are a variety of snakes and lizards, desert rats and mice; and, among birds, the cactus wren, desert thrasher, desert sparrow, Texas night-hawk, mocking-bird and ground cuckoo or road runner (Geococcyx Californianus).
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  • Squirrels, flying-squirrels, porcupines, civet-cats, rats, bats, flying-foxes and lizards are found in great variety; snakes of various kinds, from the boa-constrictor downward, are abundant, while the forests swarm with tree-leeches, and the marshes with horse-leeches and frogs.
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  • Lastly, the weasel, mouse and most lizards were taboo.
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  • There are no alligators in the streams, and the tropical north has very few lizards.
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  • The tarsier feeds chiefly on insects and lizards, sleeps during the day, but is tolerably active at night, moving chiefly by jumping from place to place; an action for which the structure of its hind-legs seems particularly well adapted.
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  • Lizards are numerous, and as well as frogs are found at all elevations from the plains to the upper Himalayan valleys, and even extend to Tibet.
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  • Lizards and toads are conspicuous in the more desert areas.
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  • A few lizards are found in the arid districts.
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  • In modern zoology it is the name given to the main genus of a family of worm-shaped lizards, most of which inhabit the tropical parts of America, the West Indies and Africa.
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  • The reptiles include certain lizards and snakes; the crocodile, once common, has been exterminated.
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  • These marine lizards occur only in the Galapagos Islands, where they are never seen more than 20 yds.
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  • Though they are thus the most aquatic of lizards, Darwin, who studied their habits during his visit to those islands, states that when frightened they will not enter the water.
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  • They feed on seeds, fruits, insects, lizards, &c.; and while some of the species are largely terrestrial, the Barbary ape is wholly so.
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  • Reptiles are infested as well as mammals, and it is no uncommon thing to find specimens of Ixodidae of various kinds adherent to tortoises, snakes and lizards.
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  • Antelopes, hares and occasionally the lynx, fox, deer, rats, vultures, crows, ravens, hawks, with lizards are other denizens of the borders of the deserts.
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  • Edible frogs, tree-frogs, lizards, snakes, tortoises and scorpions are found in all parts.
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  • Temples (so called) are found in the north and west, built like the houses, but larger, the piles being carved into figures, and the roof-beams and other prominent points decorated with representations of crocodiles or lizards, coarse human figures, and other grotesque ornamentation; but their use is not clear.
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  • The kima, a great mussel weighing (without shell) 20 to 30 Ib, and other shellfish, are eaten, as are also dogs, flying foxes, lizards, beetles and all kinds of insects.
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  • Coatis are gregarious and arboreal in habit, and feed on birds, eggs, lizards and insects.
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  • In the deposits of a much more remote era than those already spoken of - the Jurassic - the bones of some enormous terrestrial lizards have been brought to light, belonging to Sauropodous Dinosaurs of the genera Bothriospondylus and Titanosaurus, and to a Theropod of the genus Megalosaurus.
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  • Some of the gods were in the forms of lizards and fishes; some went to the land, some to the water.
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  • In another class of myths, man was evolved out of the lower animals - lizards in Australia; coyotes, beavers, apes and other beasts in America.
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  • Reptiles - snakes, lizards and chameleons, crocodiles, turtles and an enormous variant of the edible Indian crab - are numerous; butterflies and insects, the latter very troublesome, have not yet been systematically collected.
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  • Snakes are pretty plentiful in scrubs; the lizards are harmless.
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  • Geographical Distribution.-If a division of the world according to its batrachian faunae were to be attempted, it would differ very considerably from that which would answer for the principal groups of reptiles, the lizards especially.
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  • Green jasper Green jasper amulet Green jasper plaque with two lizards incised on the back.
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  • Nutrobal is a high potency calcium balancer and multivitamin supplement to help bone growth in snakes, lizards and tortoises.
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  • We had a cat many years ago in Baton Rouge that was " playing " with a spit devil like cats play with lizards.
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  • As well as the birds we saw green iguanas, black-tailed iguanas, Jesus Christ lizards, American crocodiles and howler monkeys.
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  • A number of reptiles are known to carry salmonella, including turtles and lizards (including iguanas ).
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  • They are mainly insectivorous but will tackle scorpions, frogs, lizards and even small birds.
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  • Some dinosaurs ate lizards, turtles, eggs, or early mammals.
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  • The main threat is monitor lizards and pythons, neither of which need light to hunt.
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  • The talk by Chris Davis may include the bonus of being able to see young sand lizards.
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  • The island is famous for its giant lizards, considered the last of their kind remaining in the world today, the Komodo Dragon.
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  • Lizard The common lizard The common lizard is the smallest of three British lizards.
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  • General characteristics These beautiful, emerald green lizards can grow up to 2m in length, two thirds of this can be their tail.
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  • There are colonies of marine iguanas & lava lizards here.
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  • There are many habitants in the park including; eagles, pink flamingos, wall lizards, grass snakes, to name a few.
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  • These range from Indian pythons to Vietnamese Golden geckos; from Sudanese plated lizards, to green iguanas.
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  • There's more on the current research into the UV requirements of lizards in our section: What UV light do reptiles need?
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  • Toads, lizards, and tiger salamanders use the burrows to escape from drying winds.
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  • Among the inoffensive species are counted the graceful green " tree snake," which pursues frogs, birds and lizards to the topmost branches of the forest; also several species of pythons, the commonest of which is known as the carpet snake.
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  • Lizards (tokage), frogs (kawazu or kaeru), toads (ebogayeru) and newts (imori) are plentiful, and much curiosity attaches to a giant salamander (sanslio-uwo, called also hazekai and other names according to localities), which reaches to a length of 5 ft., and (according to Rein) is closely related to the Andrias ~, ,~ 1-~
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  • Of reptiles there are the crocodile, confined to the Transkei rivers, several kinds of snakes, including the cobra di capello and puff adder, numerous lizards and various tortoises, including the leopard tortoise, the largest of the continental land forms. Of birds the ostrich may still be found wild in some regions.
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  • There 's more on the current research into the UV requirements of lizards in our section: What UV light do reptiles need?
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  • The king of the tyrant lizards, Tyrannosaurus Rex, is shown battling with a Stegosaurus.
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  • If you have allergies or you do not care for cats and dogs, you can also consider birds, lizards and small animals like hamsters and guinea pigs.
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  • Gamers all over their world could finally act out their dreams of embodying giant apes, lizards, and wolf creatures and bring society to it's digital knees, one building at a time, while fighting off wave after wave of the US Military.
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  • After all, how many cats, lizards, and horses does a pediatrician treat in a given day?
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  • Among smaller animals the jerboa and other descriptions of rat, and the wabar or cony are common; lizards and snakes are numerous, most of the latter being venomous.
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  • 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.
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  • He adhered to this arrangement in his last comprehensive work (Crocodilians, Lizards and Snakes of North America, 1898, Smithsonian Inst., 1900), but combined the Asinea and Proteroglypha as Colubroidea, subdividing these into Peropoda, Aglyphodonta, Glyphodonta, Proteroglypha and Platycerca (Hydrophinae).
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  • Sea-snakes shed their skin frequently; but it peels off in pieces as in lizards, and not as in the freshwater snakes, in which the integuments come off entire.
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  • But if this is true of the land fauna as a whole, especially on the atolls, where it consists mainly of a few birds, lizards and insects, the opposite is the case with the marine fauna.
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  • As a moderate estimate, the number of recent species of lizards is about 1700.
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  • Most lizards live on animal food, varying from tiny insects and worms to lizards, snakes, birds and mammals, while others prefer a mixed or an entirely vegetable diet.
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  • They present a strong family likeness which is not found in any other terrestrial vertebrated animals with exception of some lizards and possibly Caecilians amongst the Amphibia.
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  • Although an inveterate destroyer of eggs, this little creature prefers those of birds and the soft-shelled eggs of lizards to the very hard and strong-shelled eggs which are deeply buried in the crocodile's nest.
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