whiptail lizard


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Noun1.whiptail lizard - any of numerous very agile and alert New World lizardswhiptail lizard - any of numerous very agile and alert New World lizards
teiid, teiid lizard - tropical New World lizard with a long tail and large rectangular scales on the belly and a long tail
Cnemidophorus sexlineatus, race runner, racerunner, six-lined racerunner - very swift lizard of eastern and central United States
Cnemidophorus velox, plateau striped whiptail - having distinct longitudinal stripes: of Colorado Plateau from Arizona to western Colorado
Chihuahuan spotted whiptail, Cnemidophorus exsanguis - having longitudinal stripes overlaid with light spots; upland lizard of United States southwest and Mexico
Cnemidophorus tigris, western whiptail - active lizard having a network of dusky dark markings; of semiarid areas from Oregon and Idaho to Baja California
checkered whiptail, Cnemidophorus tesselatus - markings are darker and more marked than in western whiptail; from southeastern Colorado to eastern Chihuahua
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The park is also the perfect ecosystem for some of Aruba's indigenous wildlife - such as the Aruban burrowing owl (Shoco), Aruban rattlesnake, Aruban whiptail lizard, and the Aruban parakeet (Prikishi).
The list consisted of one crocodilian, four marine turtles, two iguanas, two geckos, two anoles, one whiptail lizard, and one snake.
Verdolin uses humor and straight forward language to appeal to a general audience as she discusses everything from the asexual whiptail lizard to the hyper-sexual bonobo making connections to human behavior all along the way.
Other newly permitted species include the whiptail lizard jungle runners that range naturally from Mexico and the Caribbean down through South America; true chameleons, from Africa, Madagascar, and southern Asia; frilled lizards, from Australia and New Guinea; spine-tailed lizards, from East Africa; and the spiny-tailed monitor, from Australia.
The classic example of the whiptail lizard is given for virgin birth.
London, August 18 ( ANI ): An Indian-origin research geneticist, who has written a celebration of all the eccentric creatures like the whiptail lizard capable of reproducing by themselves without sexual contact, has claimed that sexless reproduction is the way of the future for humans too.
In the Pacific Northwest there are 2 species of whiptail lizard, Western Whiptail (Aspidoscelis tigris) and Plateau Striped Whiptail (Aspidoscelis velox).
Making males from females: the effects of aromatase inhibitors on a parthenogenetic species of whiptail lizard.