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Hump-nosed lizard (Lyriocephalus scutatus)
Lyriocephalus scutatus is a species of lizard within the agamid family.  It is the largest agamid endemic to Sri Lanka and lives in dense wet zone forests. It is also called the Hump-nosed Lizard. Inhabited in forests with high canopy, it also enters home gardens, and is found on low trees as well as on the ground. Active at day, it ascends higher reaches of trees to sleep at night. The typical threat posture is open-mouth gape, revealing the bright red lining of the oral cavity. This species is also known to feign death when picked up. Its diet comprises essentially of earthworms and also arthropods, including termites, butterflies, and moths. It is considered as “Near threatened" by the IUCN. 
photo credits: wiki, redlist, blueanimalbio
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cool-critters:

Hump-nosed lizard (Lyriocephalus scutatus)

Lyriocephalus scutatus is a species of lizard within the agamid family.  It is the largest agamid endemic to Sri Lanka and lives in dense wet zone forests. It is also called the Hump-nosed Lizard. Inhabited in forests with high canopy, it also enters home gardens, and is found on low trees as well as on the ground. Active at day, it ascends higher reaches of trees to sleep at night. The typical threat posture is open-mouth gape, revealing the bright red lining of the oral cavity. This species is also known to feign death when picked up. Its diet comprises essentially of earthworms and also arthropods, including termites, butterflies, and moths. It is considered as “Near threatened" by the IUCN. 

photo credits: wiki, redlist, blueanimalbio

as-cosy-as-can-be:

This is a wildlife bridge in the Netherlands. Wildlife bridges are designed to help animals cross busy highways in safety. They don’t just protect wildlife from being hit by cars - they also connect fragmented habitats and help populations intermingle and breed. 

The Netherlands is leading the way in designing these bridges. The country is home to more than 600 similar crossings.

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Alexandra Khitrova:Fantasy Illustrations

(Alexandra Khitrova) on deviantART, on Behance,

Designer Alexandra Khitrova Discovers a New Career through Her Stunning Fantasy Concept Artby Christopher Jobson on May 17, 2014. The reaction online and off was swift, and Khitrova soon found herself working on increasingly complex drawings as she suddenly began to get commissions. Now, only a year later, she is already working with a team of writers and artists on a feature film.

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