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Beautiful Species Of Tree Iguana Redescribed 179 Years After It Was Discovered
2013-04-23 12:58:39

Tree iguanas (Liolaemus) are one of the most diverse genus of lizards in the world with 230 described species.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.