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Fear the Frill

Did you know that the coloration of a frilled lizard depends on where it lives? Fortunately I had the opportunity to talk to Bethany Hickey, a Greater Cleveland Aquarium Aquarist, to learn all about one of the aquarium’s newest residents.

Check out the video below, and come visit the Greater Cleveland Aquarium to see the frilled lizard for yourself… if you can spot it!

Nature. It’s a curious thing.

No popsicles needed . . . a blue-tongued skink sticks out its naturally blue tongue to scare away predators. Learn more about reptiles and lizards at our daily animal encounters.

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