lizards http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/270/all en First Lizard Found in Museum's Nature Gardens! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/first-lizard-found-museums-nature-gardens <p>On November 19, 2014 something happened at work that I&rsquo;ve been waiting three and half years for. Unfortunately, I wasn&rsquo;t here to witness it, but thanks to citizen science I was able to celebrate&nbsp;the discovery, even though I was 6,187 miles away.</p> <p>On that day, newly turned citizen scientist Toni Castillo documented the first lizard in the Museum&rsquo;s Nature Gardens.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/nature/sites/default/files/WFL_NG_FIRST.jpg" style="width: 100%;" /></p> <p>Photo courtesy of Toni Castillo</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/first-lizard-found-museums-nature-gardens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/first-lizard-found-museums-nature-gardens#comments Greg Pauly lizards Nature Gardens RASCals Reptiles and Amphibians of Southern California Toni Castillo Western Fence Lizard Blog Tue, 23 Dec 2014 21:42:47 +0000 Lila Higgins 854 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Lizards, Snakes, and Frogs Oh My! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/lizards-snakes-and-frogs-oh-my <div dir="ltr" trbidi="on"> <div>This last Saturday we held the second annual Lizard Hunt at Malibu Creek State Park! Dr. Greg Pauly, Museum Herpetologist, and Dr. Bobby Espinoza, CSUN Herpetologist, took a group of 25 lucky people out to observe, catch, and identify local herps. </div> <div> </div></div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/lizards-snakes-and-frogs-oh-my" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/lizards-snakes-and-frogs-oh-my#comments Bobby Espinoza frogs Greg Pauly lizards Lost Lizards of Los Angeles rattlesnake Side-blotched Lizard snakes Western Fence Lizard Blog Sat, 28 Apr 2012 00:49:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 699 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Gecko Hunting! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/gecko-hunting <div>Instead of spending a cozy night in, reading <em>Biology of Spiders</em> (did I mention we're opening our Spider Pavilion at the end of September?), I went to Chatsworth on a gecko hunt! </div> <div> </div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/gecko-hunting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/gecko-hunting#comments Bobby Espinoza Leslie Gordon lizards Mediterranean House Gecko Blog Tue, 16 Aug 2011 23:58:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 656 at http://www.nhm.org/nature I Love My Job http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/i-love-my-job <div>So I get back to work yesterday morning after the long weekend, and this is what I find on my desk! </div> <div></div> <div><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-93yXz_FFMm0/TeVIdAWyZkI/AAAAAAAAAEM/xOuKh5TmSAU/s1600/DSC04829.JPG" imageanchor="1"><img border="0" height="214" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-93yXz_FFMm0/TeVIdAWyZkI/AAAAAAAAAEM/xOuKh5TmSAU/s320/DSC04829.JPG" width="320" /></a></div> <div> </div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/i-love-my-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/i-love-my-job#comments alligator lizard Citizen Science fungi lizards mushrooms shaggy parasol mushroom Blog Thu, 02 Jun 2011 02:05:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 627 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Lizards Galore http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/lizards-galore <p>It has been a week of lizard happenings at NHM! We've had a confirmed sighting of another Western Fence Lizard in Exposition Park, we're installing underground lizard tubes in the North Campus, and over the weekend we held our first Lost Lizard Spotting field trip.<strong>Lizarding at Malibu Creek</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/lizards-galore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/lizards-galore#comments Bobby Espinoza Brent Karner lizards Lost Lizards of Los Angeles Side-blotched Lizard Western Fence Lizard Western Whiptail Blog Sat, 14 May 2011 04:56:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 632 at http://www.nhm.org/nature