Sunday, April 14, 2013

Gila on the rocks

Photo by Bob Wenrick 4/3/2013

Photo by Ned Harris 4/3/2013

Same gila, different rocks. Gila Monsters spent the vast majority of their life underground; they are out now to eat bird eggs and young hatchlings. Unlike most other lizards, Gila Monsters can't drop their tail to escape predators; they store fat in their tail for their months underground.

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