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Reptiles. Use 1 per answer, and an answer may be used more than once. anaconda Anolis lizard basilisk black snake bushmaster cave boa chameleon cobra fer-de-lance flying dragon flying snake Gabon viper gecko green iguana Komodo dragon parrot snake spectacled or black caiman tree python None of the above ___ basilisk ________ a type of creature capable of running on the surface of water ___ cave boa _______ we saw this animal capturing and killing a Cuban microbat ___ parrot snake ____ Jeff captured this slithering green reptile in Guyana while on a trail ___ gecko _________ this creature has special toe pads with microscopic hooks, enabling it to climb over almost any surface _ none of the above _ a famous predator of bats on Borneo that hunts them at dusk as individuals emerge from the cave fer-de-lance/bushmaster a pit viper (member of the rattlesnake family) of the Neotropics that causes many serious attacks and human death each year __ Gabon viper ________ a viper (member of the rattlesnake family) of Africa __ Anolis lizard/ gecko_ the most abundant lizard in drier tropical woodlands in and around the Caribbean, often with thousands of individuals per hectare __ bushmaster _______ a long snake of the Neotropics with venom that can kill a person within several minutes __ Komodo dragon ___ the largest extant lizard in the world, a top predator that kills its prey with its toxic saliva injected into a wound __ cobra ___________ a snake of the Paleotropics that has deadly neurotoxin, but is an excellent predator, often of other, shorter snakes __ green iguana ______ one of the most common herbivorous lizards of the Neotropics __ chameleon _______ a lizard with a prehensile tail, skin color that can rapidly change, turretlike eyes, and a long, extensible tongue for capturing prey __ black snake ______ the most common poisonous snake throughout Australia __ caiman __________ Jeff found these strong-jawed predators at nighttime in Guyana by observing their glowing eyes on a nighttime excursion
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Birds. Use 1 per answer, and an answer may be used more than once.
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course EEB 151A taught by Professor Gibson during the Winter '11 term at UCLA.

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