Some Costa Rican Lizards

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Anolis lizards are the most common…they are very dominant in the tropics
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Look at that smug mug
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Juvenile Anolis
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Another juvenile Anolis…I got so excited thinking these guys were geckos (only a couple of centimeters long!) that I caught one and brought it back to the station only to learn it was just another Anolis…le sigh.
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Cute, though!
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This is also how I sleep
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Adult Anolis…yes those teeth are capable of drawing blood (don’t ask me how I know)
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Heeeeyyy…
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Baby Anolis with prey
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This lizard is a master of chillaxin (we call this a Basilisk or Jesus Christ lizard because it can run across water)
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Chillaxin level: one toe
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An iguana…
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…with a mosquito. So often in the tropics, I will be photographing one thing and later, looking at my photos, will see something I completely missed at the time. In this case, a mosquito feeding on the iguana.

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