I reblogged this just a short time ago, but then my boyfriend decided to do a quick translation of the text, since I don’t read Japanese.
Sand goanna: Varanus gouldii flavirufus
(Isn’t he just the best lizard? I mean, look at that fucking stance. He was super aggressive, too — he kept trying to tail whip me and bite me. <3)
my favorite monitor (besides mosasaurs)
Wilhelm Eigener’s “Reptiles and Amphibians of the World”, 1958
SET III: Crocodilians
- American Alligator
- Chinese Alligator
- Black Caiman, Spectacled Caiman
- Indian Gharial
- West African Dwarf Crocodile
- American Crocodile
- Saltwater Crocodile
- Nile Crocodile, Slender-snouted Crocodile
Finally have time to resume scanning this beautiful book! Eigener’s crocs and gators are especially gorgeous.