Category: Southeast Florida

Anolis chlorocyanus, 21 January 2017

Anolis chlorocyanus, the Hispaniolan green anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017

Anolis cybotes, the Hispaniolan stout anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis cristatellus, 16 March 2017

Anolis cristatellus, the Puerto Rican crested anole;Miami-Dade county, Florida (16 March 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cristatellus, 16 March 2017

Anolis cristatellus, the Puerto Rican crested anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (16 March 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 12 June 2016

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Palm Beach county, Florida (12 June 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 12 June 2016

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana;Palm Beach county, Florida (12 June 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis equestris, 21 January 2017

Anolis equestris, the Cuban knight anole;Miami-Dade county, Florida (21 January 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis equestris, 21 January 2017

Anolis equestris, the Cuban knight anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (21 January 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis distichus, 18 March 2017

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis distichus, 18 March 2017

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis distichus, 21 March 2015

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (21 March 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Agama picticauda, 16 March 2017

Agama picticauda, the African redhead agama; Miami-Dade county, Florida (16 March 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.  

Agama picticauda, 16 March 2017

Agama picticauda, the African redhead agama; Miami-Dade county, Florida (16 March 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Agama picticauda, 16 March 2017

Agama picticauda, the African redhead agama; Miami-Dade county, Florida (16 March 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis distichus, 02 September 2011

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (02 September 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about all-things-Anolis at AnoleAnnals.org.  

Anolis distichus, 02 September 2011

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (02 September 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about all-things-Anolis at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis distichus, 02 September 2011

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (02 September 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about all-things-Anolis at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis chlorocyanus, 21 January 2017

Anolis chlorocyanus, the Hispaniolan green anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis chlorocyanus, 21 January 2017

Anolis chlorocyanus, the Hispaniolan green anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis chlorocyanus, 21 January 2017

Anolis chlorocyanus, the Hispaniolan green anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017

Anolis cybotes, the Hispaniolan stout anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). I never tire of Anolis texture. Little dragons of excellence.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017

Anolis cybotes, the Hispaniolan stout anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). A dewlap reference shot of A. cybotes. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017

Anolis cybotes, the Hispaniolan stout anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Non-native to the United States and only in limited areas of south Florida. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Lithobates grylio, 10 November 2018

Lithobates grylio, the Pig frog; Miami-Dade county, Florida (10 November 2018). These nocturnal road warriors are easier to distinguish from bullfrogs in the Everglades since bullfrogs don’t quite range that far south! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Lithobates grylio, 10 November 2018

Lithobates grylio, the Pig frog; Miami-Dade county, Florida (10 November 2018). A relatively smallish pig frog in the Florida Everglades Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus, 12 June 2016

Leiocephalus carinatus, the Northern curlytail lizard; Palm Beach county, Florida (12 June 2016). What a fantastic mug, right? Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus, 12 June 2016

Leiocephalus carinatus, the Northern curlytail lizard; Palm Beach county, Florida (12 June 2016). A little curly-tail tail shot of curlyness. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus, 12 June 2016

Leiocephalus carinatus, the Northern curlytail lizard; Palm Beach county, Florida (12 June 2016). A non-native species gradually making its way north along Florida’s east coast. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 18 May 2017

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Profile of a much-younger Iggy back on Day 01.A stark contrast from the Iggy-of-2020. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 18 May 2017

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Textures and colors. Two things the Green iguana has no shortage of. Just check out all those textures and colors. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 18 May 2017

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Feeling blue? Then let your eyes soak up some green! This is how we first found Iggy, our now-captive Green iguana, in south Florida. Such an emerald kid! Learn more about this species at… Continue Reading “Iguana iguana, 18 May 2017”

Sceloporus woodi, 09 June 2017

Sceloporus woodi, the Florida scrub lizard; Martin county, Florida (09 June 2017). Another angled shot of a Florida scrub lizard clinging to a tree. I wish we had these in coastal Volusia County, but I only see them in Ocala National Forest (Central Florida interior) and in… Continue Reading “Sceloporus woodi, 09 June 2017”

Sceloporus woodi, 09 June 2017

Sceloporus woodi, the Florida scrub lizard; Martin county, Florida (09 June 2017). This image is rotated 90 degrees; the lizard is clinging to a burn-crusted Slash pine. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sceloporus woodi, 09 June 2017

Sceloporus woodi, the Florida scrub lizard; Martin county, Florida (09 June 2017). The fantastic and visually dynamic Florida scrub lizard. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cristatellus, 18 March 2017

Anolis cristatellus, the Puerto Rican crested anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Eric snags his mobile reference shot. This anole was incredibly tolerant of our presence. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about all-things-Anolis at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis cristatellus, 18 March 2017

Anolis cristatellus, the Puerto Rican crested anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). That is one hell of a tail. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about all-things-Anolis at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis cristatellus, 18 March 2017

Anolis cristatellus, the Puerto Rican crested anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Check out the aqua coloring on this A. cristatellus! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about all-things-Anolis at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis distichus, 02 September 2011

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (02 September 2011). I always feels like Anolis distichus is in a persistent state of “What next?” They are so hopelessly out-gunned by the other lizards, but they still manage to hold their own. Learn more… Continue Reading “Anolis distichus, 02 September 2011”

Anolis distichus, 02 September 2011

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (02 September 2011). A lovely Bark anole tries to scratch out a living somewhere between the bigger anoles above and the faster anoles below.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about all-things-Anolis at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017

Anolis cybotes, the Hispaniolan stout anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Body-n-tail reference shot for Anolis cybotes. This was the first day I’d been able to get my hands on these cats (but those aren’t my hands in the picture). It was an incredible… Continue Reading “Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017”

Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017

Anolis cybotes, the Hispaniolan stout anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). A dewlap reference shot of one of several Hispaniolan stout anoles we found on this day. This species is also commonly referenced as the Largehead anole. Learn more about this species at… Continue Reading “Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017”

Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017

Anolis cybotes, the Hispaniolan stout anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). A rowdy, non-native Anolis cybotes decries the Cthulhuian Nikon magic box! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis equestris, 11 June 2016

Anolis equestris, the Cuban knight anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (11 June 2016). A 45-degree tilted angle of a fairly robust Cuban knight anole clinging to a tree — as they almost always seem to do. I always feel lucky when I find one low… Continue Reading “Anolis equestris, 11 June 2016”

Anolis equestris, 11 June 2016

Anolis equestris, the Cuban knight anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (11 June 2016). Cuban knight anoles sport an amazing array of colors and textures, especially around the eye. I can’t even count the unique combinations of textures and colors are coupled together here. Absolutely phenomenal.… Continue Reading “Anolis equestris, 11 June 2016”

Anolis equestris, 11 June 2016

Anolis equestris, the Cuban knight anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (11 June 2016). A fantastically devilish Cuban knight anole facing down the magic Nikon box. Not to anthropomorphize anoles, but that little tank has got one seriously wicked and devious expression! Learn more about this… Continue Reading “Anolis equestris, 11 June 2016”

Anolis garmani, 11 June 2016

Anolis garmani, the Jamaican giant anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (11 June 2016). A profile shot of a small Jamaican giant anole. This particular individual shifted its coloring from emerald green, to olive-brown, and back to a light, forest green within a minute. An impressive… Continue Reading “Anolis garmani, 11 June 2016”

Anolis garmani, 11 June 2016

Anolis garmani, the Jamaican giant anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (11 June 2016). Looking at this in-situ shot of a fairly small giant, one might mistake Anolis garmani as being a native Anolis carolinensis from a distance. When you look closer, however, the differences between… Continue Reading “Anolis garmani, 11 June 2016”

Anolis garmani, 11 June 2016

Anolis garmani, the Jamaican giant anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (11 June 2016). Anolis garmani is one of the “holy grail” non-native lizards of south Florida (at least for people such as myself). They only exist in scattered, focused, and limited populations in southeast Florida.… Continue Reading “Anolis garmani, 11 June 2016”

Anaxyrus quercicus, 09 June 2017

Anaxyrus quercicus, the Oak toad; St. Lucie county, Florida (09 June 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anaxyrus quercicus, 09 June 2017

Anaxyrus quercicus, the Oak toad; St. Lucie county, Florida (09 June 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.