Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Co-evolution in action
The Daily Mail has reported a "soaring demand" for the Mwanza Flat Headed Agama lizard due to the African native's obvious resemblance to a certain comic book hero: Spiderman. Apparently calls for the little creatures started flooding in after photographer Roy Daines captured the "simply Marvel-ous" image (above) of this little lizard crawling around a hotel lodge pool in Kenya. Daines told the Daily Mail:
"His colourings were very bright making him look like he was dressed in a suit - crawling around on the rock made him look exactly like Spider-Man."
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