Secret Toadhead Agama, What Surprise Are They Hiding?

Secret Toadhead Agama, What Surprise Are They Hiding?

What secret does the Secret Toadhead Agama have in store for its attackers, or any other perceived threat? I’ll tell you in a minute. This little guy, otherwise known as Phrynocephalus mystaceus, is a species of  lizard found in Iran, North Afghanistan, Eastern Caucasus, Kazakhstan, and possibly in south of Astrakhan Oblast. This species can grow in … Read more

Mata Mata Turtle Facts – Appearance, Behavior, and Diet

Meta Meta Turtle

The mata mata turtle, mata-mata, or matamata (Chelus fimbriata) is a freshwater turtle found in South America, primarily in the Amazon River and its tributaries in Peru, Venezuela, Guiana, and Brazil.  It is the only existing species in the genus Chelus, making it truly unique. Interesting Mata Mata Turtle Facts The mata mata turtle is a sedentary turtle with a … Read more

Draco Lizard, Is it Really a Flying Lizard?

Draco Lizard, Can this tiny lizard really fly? Find out why, and how, these little dragons can become airborne. Who knew?!

Draco Lizard – the Flying Dragon Draco is a genus of agamid lizards that also are known as flying dragons.  They are arboreal insectivores.  Because of the Draco lizard’s small size, it becomes dangerous to be grounded for any length of time while searching for food, attracting mates, and escaping danger.  Therefore, the Draco Lizard has, over thousands of … Read more

Top 10 Strangest Snakes in the World To Stay Away From

Top 10 Strangest Snakes in the World

Top 10 Strangest Snakes in the World Beware of you ever cross the path of these snakes! Published on May 7, 2014  A Collection of the Top 10 Strangest Snakes in the World. 1.  Blue Coral Snake 2.  Scolecophidia or Blind Snake 3.  Atheris hispida – Spiny Bush Spider 4.  Tiger Keelback 5.  Tentacled snake 6.  Regal Ringneck Snake … Read more