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Mata Mata turtle - Their flat heads, jagged skin and shells make them look like rocks or bark in the water. Even though they live in fresh water, these guys are lousy swimmers. They walk along the bottom and prefer to stay in shallow depths.

Mangrove Watersnake John Pennekamp State Park, Key Largo Florida

Mangrove Watersnake John Pennekamp State Park, Key Largo Florida

pitcher plant

Borneo Pitcher Plant - "Deadly beauty, the pitcher plant traps insects in its fluid-filled cup, where they drown. But Colobopsis ants that live in the tentril are unharmed." -from "Ants and Plants," February National Geographic magazine

earthly-essence: Lizard tail.

chameleon tail, green and turquoise, Amazing nature / Untitled: Photo by Photographer Igor Siwanowicz.

Nile Soft-shelled Terrapin, Kruger National Park

A Complete List of the Different Types of Turtles With Pictures

It may come as a surprise for many, but more than 300 different species of turtles are found on the planet. These species of turtles are classified into different types on the basis of their physical and behavioral traits.

Caecilians Amphibians - South American Caecilian, Sticky Caecilian, Panamanian Caecilian  - Vintage 1980s Book Plate Page. $10.00, via Etsy.

Caecilians Amphibians - South American Caecilian, Sticky Caecilian, Panamanian Caecilian - Vintage Book Plate Page

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