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Aubry’s flapshell turtle (Cycloderma aubryi) at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa.

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A New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus) at Reptile Gardens.

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A New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus) at Reptile Gardens.

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A New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus) at Reptile Gardens.

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A New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus) at Reptile Gardens.

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A New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus) at Reptile Gardens.

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A northern spiny soft-shelled turtle (Apalone spinifera hartwegi) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A northern spiny soft-shelled turtle (Apalone spinifera hartwegi) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A northern spiny soft-shelled turtle (Apalone spinifera hartwegi) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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Volcan Alcedo tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra vandenburghi) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A Burmese vine snake (Ahaetulla fronticincta) at the Woodland Park Zoo.

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Northwestern garter snake, Thamnophis ordinoides, at A Rocha Brooksdale Environmental Center in Surrey, BC.

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Northwestern garter snake, Thamnophis ordinoides, at A Rocha Brooksdale Environmental Center in Surrey, BC.

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A Mississippi diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) at the Estuarium in Dauphin Island, AL.

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A Mississippi diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) at the Estuarium in Dauphin Island, AL.

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Thorny devil (Moloch horridus) from the Melbourne Museum.

This species has a ‘fake head’ growing from its shoulders. This is to fool predators–the ‘fake head’ will pop off, allowing the lizard to get away. It’ll never grow back, but at least it gives the reptile a second chance at life.

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Thorny devil (Moloch horridus) from the Melbourne Museum.

This species has a ‘fake head’ growing from its shoulders. This is to fool predators–the ‘fake head’ will pop off, allowing the lizard to get away. It’ll never grow back, but at least it gives the reptile a second chance at life.

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A vulnerable kuroiwa’s ground gecko (Goniurosaurus kuroiwae) from a private collection.

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A vulnerable kuroiwa’s ground gecko (Goniurosaurus kuroiwae) from a private collection.

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Many-lined skink (Plestiodon multivirgatus) from a private collection.

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Many-lined skink (Plestiodon multivirgatus) from a private collection.

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Chihuahuan hook-nosed snake (Gyalopion canum) from a private collection.

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Chihuahuan hook-nosed snake (Gyalopion canum) from a private collection.

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Chihuahuan hook-nosed snake (Gyalopion canum) from a private collection.

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A Colorado desert sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes laterorepens) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A Colorado desert sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes laterorepens) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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Tanimbar python (Morelia nauta) from a private collection.

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Tanimbar python (Morelia nauta) from a private collection.

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Tanimbar python (Morelia nauta) from a private collection.

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Brown color phase of a female Usambara three-horned chameleon (Trioceros deremensis) from a private collection.

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Brown color phase of a female Usambara three-horned chameleon (Trioceros deremensis) from a private collection.

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Brown color phase of a female Usambara three-horned chameleon (Trioceros deremensis) from a private collection.

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A female Usambara three-horned chameleon (Trioceros deremensis) from a private collection.

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A female Usambara three-horned chameleon (Trioceros deremensis) from a private collection.

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A female Usambara three-horned chameleon (Trioceros deremensis) from a private collection.

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