A young woman looks at a ball python in Lincoln, Nebraska.
A young woman in bed with a ball python in Lincoln, Nebraska.
An American green anole or Carolina anole (Anolis carolinensis) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana.
A sinaloan milksnake (Lampropeltis triangulum sinaloae) from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.
A Pope’s tree viper (Trimeresurus popeorum) from a private collection.
A Pope’s tree viper (Trimeresurus popeorum).
A federally threatened spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus crocodilus) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.
A green anole (Anolis carolinensis) from Cape Canaveral Florida.
A green anole (Anolis carolinensis) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.
A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Cuban crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer).
The tail end of a Reisenger’s tree monitor (Varanus reisingeri) at the Fort Worth Zoo, the only zoo in the U.S. to have this species.
An aboreal alligator lizard (Abronia graminea) at the San Antonio Zoo. (IUCN: Endangered)
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