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Article: Discovery of New Dimorphic Anolis/Chamaeleolis from Cuba

A brand spanking new species of Anolis/Chamaeleolis? Yes, please. Check it out: Zahradníčková, Veronika Holáňová. (5 Aug. 2018). Discovery of new dimorphic Anolis/Chamaeleolis from Cuba. Anole Annals, http://www.anoleannals.org/2018/08/05/discovery-of-new-dimorphic-anolis-chamaeleolis-from-cuba/.  

No Name Key Ten-and-a-Half Months After Hurricane Irma

iPhone X photos from No Name Key and Big Pine Key Monroe county, Florida; 26 July 2018 On 10 September 2017, Hurricane Irma crossed over the Florida Keys as a Category 4 hurricane. The eye of the storm passed through Cudjoe Key — just…

Maria Bamford!

This isn’t really “wildlife” related, but it’s more than worth sharing and noting (and shouting): Welcome to Florida, @mariabamfoo! To celebrate your arrival, here’s a photo of #FloridaMan passed out on the street… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…— Janson Jones (@floridensis) July 14, 2018 If you don’t know Maria…

The 2018 4th of July Fireworks in Ormond Beach, Florida

4th of July Fireworks in Ormond Beach Volusia county, Florida; 04 July 2018. The Fourth of July, the American day of Independence, has long been among my favorite holidays. It’s a holiday that carries deep meaning and value in my life, and I consider…

Stephen Colbert meets Anolis carolinensis

As an aside from our rather-lengthy Spring Break 2018 series, enjoy this fine video clip of Stephen Colbert meeting a few lizards on The Late Show. After surviving an impressive and sloppy mishap on his desk, Colbert enters the not-so-secretive society of those who…

Randomity: Super Spider German Film Star

For reasons I’ll never truly understand, I kept hearing “I’m in Love with a German Film Star” by the Passions (1981) while watching the meme-ified clip of the Superman/Spiderwoman India musical. Had to scratch that itch, and I rather like the result. Here it…

Heart Island Conservation Area, 18 February 2018

Heart Island Conservation Area Volusia county, Florida (18 February 2018, Nikon D7100). Here’s a few shots of Heart Island Conservation Area earlier this morning. It was a fabulously foggy morning. A bit cool, as well — at least until the sun finally broke through….

Fern Hammock Spring, 21 October 2017

Juniper Springs Recreational Area; Marion county, Florida (21 October 2017, Nikon D7100). Fern Hammock Spring is an natural spring situated within Juniper Springs Recreational Area. Whereas Juniper Spring itself is walled in as a controlled swimming area, Fern Hammock still belongs to the turtles…