The short-horned lizard is a one-reptile wrecking crew with a bizarre self-defense strategy. Claim Authorship Edit History. Mar 16, 2017 - Explore godsjam's board "Horned Lizard" on Pinterest. The best GIFs are on GIPHY. Talk about bad blood! See more ideas about Horned lizard, Lizard, Reptiles. Youtube.

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About the Uploader. As kids we thought it was tobacco spit. © 2007-2018 Literally Media Ltd. Find GIFs with the latest and newest hashtags! Tags. In other words, the horned lizard has to think its head is in the predator’s mouth before it looses its best weapon. It's not blood, it's some kind of irritant. Originally posted by creepykinaesthetics. This behavior is currently being investigated by Dr. Wade C. Sherbrooke, Director of the Portal Research Station of the …

The Texas horned lizard is considered an threatened species by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and is fully protected by the state. See more ideas about Horned lizard, Lizard, Reptiles. The coast horned lizard (Phrynosoma coronatum), which is found in coastal and cismontane California, crosses to the east side of the Baja Peninsula, actually making contact with the desert horned lizard in the vicinity of Bahía de Los Angeles. As intriguing as they look, there is more to the regal horned lizard (Phrynosoma solare) than its majestic appearance: when threatened, this reptile will squirt blood from its eyes, aiming it at a predator’s face (don’t Google while eating). I grew up around these things, back before they were endangered, we used to catch them all the time. Once the horned lizard is primed to shoot blood, one last trigger is needed – the lizard usually won’t eject the blood unless the touch receptors on their head are stimulated. Horned Lizard Talk about blood-shot eyes. Jul 10, 2013 - Creepicute: Horned Lizard - Squee daily at these cute animals and the absolute cutest animal pics and gifs ever known to man. When threatened, the horned lizard of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico can shoot arcs of blood from their eye sockets. Legal Information: Know Your Meme ® is a trademark of Literally Media Ltd. By using this site, you are agreeing by the site's terms of use and privacy policy and DMCA policy . If you can't tell, the lizard is shooting blood out of its eye. horned lizard, horned toad, reptiles, lizards, blood, dog, defense mechanism, gif, eye. Mar 16, 2017 - Explore godsjam's board "Horned Lizard" on Pinterest. Older horned lizard phylogenies suggest that blood squirting behavior either evolved independently 4 times or it evolved only once and was then lost in subsequent lineages. The two live sympatrically for a distance along the east coast. click to expand.