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The giant girdle-tail lizard of South Africa.

Image ID: 815229

The giant girdle-tail lizard of South Africa. (1899)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The giant girdle-tail lizard of South Africa.

Additional Name(s)

: Lascelles & Co. -- Publisher

Published Date

: 1899

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 26 x 31 cm. (10 1/4 x 12 in.)


: Printed on border: "By La Celles and Co., 13, Fitzroy Street, W." "The girdle-tailed lizards, easily recognised by their spiny tails and bodies, inhabit rocky districts in South Africa and Madagascar, especially where there are ridges of rock on which they can bask. Those who venture to capture them will frequently find themselves in possession only of the spiny tail." "Studies from life at the zoological gardens: no. XXVI." Bottom edge o ....
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Original Source

: From The Illustrated London news. ([London] [ The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.] 1842-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Reptiles -- lizard

Source Description

: 3 folders (106 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC REP-Liz

Digital ID

: 815229

Record ID

: 706716

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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