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Interesting question

Postby LizardLover » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:59 pm

Before you go to Google, try and think what it could be. Comment and then go Google the question. What is the fastest lizard?
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Re: Interesting question

Postby Warren Klein » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:59 pm

Ctenosaura similis
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Re: Interesting question

Postby LizardLover » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:20 pm

Aka The black iguana.
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Re: Interesting question

Postby scotty121 » Sat Mar 30, 2013 1:03 am

Is it not the ''Jesus Christ Lizard'' or something?
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Re: Interesting question

Postby Westley Price » Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:33 am

There type of statistics are useless in my opinion because it doesn't take the species size into considerations.

One can't directly compare a larger iguana to a small little Pedioplanis or Meroles.

A stupid analogy is comparing the speed of a Maltese Poodle to the speed of a Great Dane.

I like stats that are normalised to size; like the strongest animal on Earth in relation to their body size is a species of Dung Beetle.
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Re: Interesting question

Postby LizardLover » Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:12 am

scotty121 wrote:Is it not the ''Jesus Christ Lizard'' or something?

No that would be basilisks that appear to run on water. Similar to what Jesus did, he walked on water

Westley, I see what you mean and I shall rephrase my question, among smaller lizards, what species is the fastest?
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