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Green Prasinohaemus skink eating an insect. Interesting fact: The oxygen carrying molecule in this lizard's blood is copper based, rather than iron based (hence the Latin genus name). Its blood is green.

Green Prasinohaemus skink eating an insect. Interesting fact: The oxygen carrying molecule in this lizard's blood is copper based, rather than iron based (hence the Latin genus name). Its blood is green.



Image code: west-papua_0625
Photographer: Rhett A. Butler  

Date taken: 8/1/10

wildlife | herps | reptiles | lizards | animals eating other animals | arfak mountains | new guinea | west papua province

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