Title: rainforest Author/Photographer: Thomas Marent Publisher: DK (Dorling Kindersley) ISBN: 0756619408 Published: 2006

 

From the Book: "I'd heard that Gorgona Island off Colombia was inhabited by the world's only pure blue lizard - the blue anolis - so I went in search of it. I couldn't believe my luck when, after only four days' hunting, I spotted this rare gem, its sapphire coat unlike anything I'd seen before. But I wasn't the only one watching it..."

 

"....I'd taken only two photographs when a basilisk shot out of the undergrowth, siezed the anolis by the head, and broke its neck. Basilisks are not native to Gorgona; they were brought there by people. Sadly, the blue anolis will probably be extinct soon because of them."

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