Monday, April 25, 2011

Godzilla lives!


At last we have an eyewitness photograph of the vicious fence lizard! (Thanks Gudrun) Note the yellowjacket held helpless in the predator's powerful jaws.

In some cultures, a traditional test of adulthood is for a young person to plunge their bare hand into a large jar filled with multi-colored gumballs and a single hungry fence lizard lurking at the bottom. 

You see a lot of three-fingered kids in those cultures.

(Okay, I made the last part up.  The lizard usually kills and eats them.)

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