It's World Turtle Day! Join millions of fans of these wonderful creatures today in a "shellebration"! Malibu Tortoise Rescue, a wonderful Southern California resource that was badly hit by the Woolsey fire, has lots of information on turtle-specific concerns on its new website, www.WorldTurtleDay.org. And don't forget to send love to turtles and tortoises all over the world. They need our consideration, conservation, and care!
A recent art installation in miniature was offered to a crested gecko by its human companion. The gecko definitely got more up close and personal than many who attend art openings! How would your reptile engage with art? Would it go for baroque?
Find the full story here, with pictures: https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2020/04/gecko-museum-covid-19/
Rare and critically endangered hatchlings of the "living dinosaur," the tuatara of New Zealand, have been discovered in an ecosanctuary on NZ's South Island. One fetching little one still showed its egg tooth!
Scientists have been watching reproductive evolution in action among Australia's three-toed skink population. (As fascinating as they are adorable!)
Mexi is an adult female Ctenosaurus acanthura, a northeastern spinytail iguana from Mexico. She is wild-caught and not tame but not vicious, just shy and retiring. She eats mostly greens but occasionally will eat superworms and dubia roaches. She is about 2 1/2 feet long.