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Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) - Mystic Aquarium, CT

American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus- Mystic Aquarium, CT

Common Side-Blotched Lizard (Uta stansburiana) - Santa Cruz Mountains, CA

As many people know, lizards are capable of regenerating their tail if it breaks off. Occasionally the tail doesn’t break off completely, but regeneration is still triggered, resulting in a lizard with a forked tail! 

Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis- Santa Cruz, CA

East Pacific Red Octopus (Octopus rubescens- Santa Cruz, CA


The history of the natural history of Brazil ; By Piso, Willem, 1611-1678 on Flickr.

Publication info Lugdun. Batavorum: Next Franciscum Hackium; ET Amstelodami: Next Lud. Elzevirium, 1648.
BHL Collections:
Missouri Botanical Garden’s Rare Books Collection

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