These lizards are fast, small, agile and love understory habitats.
Species of Corytophanes are cryptic and normally freeze when a larger animal (human or potential predator) is nearby. When they move, the do so very slowly. They prefer low light […]
When this species was described in 1960, Phyllodactylus insularis was considered endemic to Half Moon Caye, Lighthouse Reef, Belize. Belize naturalist Jan Meerman found it as common on nearby Long […]
Common House geckos are always found on human habitations from México south through Central America. They scramble about on walls and ceilings after dark feeding on insects of all kinds. […]
Photos by Shannon Fortenberry, Glover’s Reef Resort, Glover’s Reef Atoll, Belize, May 2010. Weatherman geckos (also known as the Saint George Island gecko) are so named because they make a […]
Photo by Aimee K. Thomas. When Phyllodactylus insularis was first described by Dr. James R. Dixon (coincidently Bob Thomas’s major professor), it was only known from Half Moon Caye, Lighthouse […]
Photo by Bob Thomas, Chiquibul Education Centre, Las Cuevas, Cayo District, Belize, May 2012. Norops rodriguezi Photo by Bob Thomas, Chagaramas, Trinidad, November 2009. Anolis aeneus. Photo by Bob Thomas, […]
Photo by Bob Thomas, Tikal, Guatemala, May 2012. Photo by Bob Thomas, taken in Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, May 2005. Norops lemurinus is relatively easy to find at night. They […]