Brutus is one of the many saltwater crocodiles living in the Northern Territory, tourists ...
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A newly discovered lizard species has been living in isolation on the   far-flung Mussau Island in the Pacific Ocean for over a million years

A newly discovered lizard species has been living in isolation on the far-flung Mussau Island in the Pacific Ocean for over a million years

Self-cloning lizard's population is made entirely of females. Single-gender lizards aren't that much of an oddity: About one percent of lizards can reproduce by parthenogenesis, meaning the females spontaneously ovulate and clone themselves to produce offspring with the same genetic blueprint.

Self-cloning lizard's population is made entirely of females. Single-gender lizards aren't that much of an oddity: About one percent of lizards can reproduce by parthenogenesis, meaning the females spontaneously ovulate and clone themselves to produce offspring with the same genetic blueprint.

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Tadpoles overhead. Overall winner, Category winner: Ecology and Environmental Science. Tadpoles of many anuran species come in high numbers, but not many make it to adulthood. Here a group of common toad (Bufo bufo) tadpoles is seen from below by Bert Willaert, Belgium. It was shot with a canon G12 camera in a Recsea underwater housing and a Dyron dome port.

Tadpoles overhead. Overall winner, Category winner: Ecology and Environmental Science. Tadpoles of many anuran species come in high numbers, but not many make it to adulthood. Here a group of common toad (Bufo bufo) tadpoles is seen from below by Bert Willaert, Belgium. It was shot with a canon G12 camera in a Recsea underwater housing and a Dyron dome port.

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The perentie (Varanus giganteus) is the largest monitor lizard native to Australia and the one of largest lizard species on earth

The perentie (Varanus giganteus) is the largest monitor lizard native to Australia and the one of largest lizard species on earth

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