Sunday, March 25, 2012

My Latest Bizarre Acquisition

Smile! His name is Watts, and if you can identify the species, you'll know why.


zach said...

I give up. Thought you were making a pun on an electric sea creature but couldn't find one that matched the appearance of this strange guy.

Natan Slifkin said...

It's a mata-mata.

Pliny said...

Watts a mata-mata?

(It's OK, I've heard of wiki.)

Pliny said...

Turtle-y awesome! It's "one of the strangest creatures on earth" (Ernst & Barbour 1989).
If you find a mate for it, you can call it Hari.

Sivan said...

I'm trying to purchase your set of books but every time I click on the paypal icon nothing happens. How can I purchase the set?

Natan Slifkin said...

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