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Page 1 Sulcata Tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata)
These are the third largest tortoises in the world! They can attain weights of over 200 lbs and come from the the dry savannah grasslands of Africa.
Page 2 Red Eyed Tree Frog (Agalychnis callidryas)
One of the most iconic amphibians in the world, these beautiful frogs are used very frequently in advertisements. They are from the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica.
Page 3 Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)
Tokays are one of the most naturally beautiful geckos in the world. Their normal colors are bright blue with red spots and they are one of the largest geckos as well attaining lengths of up to 15 inches in length! They're from the tropics in South East Asia.
Page 4 Eyelash Viper (Bothriechis schlegelii)
Another beautiful endemic of Costa Rica, these beautiful snakes are naturally found in many different colors, including bright yellow, green and pink!
Page 5 Florida Softshell Turtle (Apalone ferox)
These turtles are quite large! They have a funny nose that they reach their long necks from their water homes to easily take in breaths of air without having to fully expose themselves.
Page 6 American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus)
These are very enjoyable toads! They are very common throughout the US and their high pitched calls fill Spring nights.
Page 7 Red Tailed Boa (Boa constrictor)
Red tailed boas are very common throughout South America. They are powerful snakes that epitomize what it is for a snake to be a constrictor when eating rodents and birds!
Page 8 Usambara Three Horned Chameleon (Trioceros deremensis)
This is a female of the Usambara three horned chameleons, the males having three impressive horns on their heads! They change colors impressively to demonstrate their feelings and based on the temperatures in their surroundings.
Page 9 Pudgy Dragons (Xenagama taylori)
A very rare species of lizard, these are in the family of lizards known as agamids. They are native to Ethiopia and only reach about four inches in length! These are three babies sleeping next to each other and each one is only about the size of a quarter!
Page 10 Prairie Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis)
This prairie rattlesnake is demonstrating the iconic defensive display that is frequently seen in the prairies of the Midwest. They are wonderful animals with a specialized tail allowing them to advise anyone passing by that they are not an animal to be messed with.
Page 11 Western Hognose Snake (Heterodon nasicus)
These snakes are amazing and one of the most naturally tame snakes in the wild! Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for them to be mistaken for rattlesnakes and killed by humans. They have a very cool defensive display as well and even feign death!
Page 12 Henkel's Leaf Tailed Gecko (Uroplatus henkeli)
This robust and large leaf tailed gecko is native to Madagascar and very impressively camouflages on the bark of trees!
Page 13 Malaysian Horned Frog (Megophrys nasuta)
This a medium sized frog that is native to Malaysia and exquisitely camouflages in the leaf litter because of its cryptic coloration and leaf like adornments above the eyes.
Page 14 Red Sided Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)
These common garter snakes are quite enjoyable and found all throughout the Midwest. They eat frogs, fish and insects and are frequently seen basking.
Page 15 Texas Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum)
This is a very armored lizard from the Midwest all the way into Mexico. They live on a diet of ants in dry regions and even have the ability to shoot blood from their eyes to protect themselves!
Page 16 Malaysian Bent Toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus elok)
These small slender geckos are rare to see and exhibit a very interesting open mouthed display when they feel threatened. They're nocturnal and spend their nights foraging for insects.
Page 17 Fire Salamander (Salamandra salamandra)
Europe is home to many salamanders and newts and this is a common species in several countries that is fairly large. They are beautiful with intense, yellows, oranges and reds, truly demonstrating the beauty that many salamanders exhibit.
Page 18 California Banded Gecko (Coleonyx variegatus)
These small geckos are in the family of geckos known as "true eyelid geckos" and have eyelids unlike most geckos. They are common throughout California's South West deserts and are frequently seen at night as they prowl their insect prey.
Page 19 Emerald Tree Boa (Corallus caninus)
South America is home to many beautiful animals, but emerald tree boas definitely stand out with their bright green bodies and lightning bolt shaped bright white patterns. They are arboreal and rarely leave the trees of their tropical rainforest homes!
Page 20 'Matecho' Dart Frog (Dendrobates tinctorius)
Poison dart frogs are iconic of Central and South America and come in many shapes, sizes and colors. The 'Matecho' locality tends to be bright yellow with a couple of black spots!
Page 21 Jackson's Chameleon (Trioceros jacksonii)
Probably the most iconic three horned chameleon, these amazing animals are native to Kenya and Tanzania in Africa, but have been introduced to the Hawaii. They are live bearing and give birth to babies that are about the size of a dime!