Three-eyed Push-Up Tyrant with Break-Away Body Parts

The western fence lizard is also known as a blue-belly because of the brightly colored scales under its throat and at the outer edges of the underbelly. It is a fossorial (burrowing) poikilotherm (an animal that regulates body temperature by sun basking or dirt burrowing). In females and youngsters, the blue markings are faint or not there at all. Characteristics … Read More

Lichen: Exploring Microecosystems in Your Backyard

Other Lichen Uses & Users Clothing, wound absorbent, diapers, model train shrubbery, and an ingredient in concrete, perfume, and deodorant. Some lichens are being studied as new sources of antibiotics and medicines. Camouflage for; lizards, moths, tree frogs and other insects.                   If you enjoyed this post, you might also like Bird’s … Read More