A Boyd’s Forest Dragon (Hypsilurus boydii) from northeastern Queensland, Australia. These lizards inhabit tropical rain-forests, spending a majority of their time perched vertically on tree trunks. Their excellent camouflage helps them avoid potential predators.
Corn Snake (Pantherophis guttatus) preying on a Hispid Cotton Rat (Sigmodon hispidus).
Female Wood Turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) found on the forest floor in Northeastern Vermont. She was hit by a car in May and is now being tracked with radio telemetry so the progress of her recovery can be monitored.
October’s Photo of the Month comes to us from Michael Perry who snapped a shot of this beautiful Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) in the Coastal Plain of Georgia.