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Curtis Tails

A Big Hello from Curtis!

Welcome to Tales and Tails. I am Curtis Curly-tail, the very special lizard who launched Elaine’s career as the author of science-based children’s books–and now,

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Living with Reptiles

The Box-Tortoise

Photo Above is Amarillo the Redfoot Tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria) In some of my books and videos, I mention box turtles, genus Terrapene. These are amazing

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Tales From Elaine

What Does 2021 Hold?

If you’re familiar with Facebook, you know they often have games for people to play.  Every now and then I can’t resist and participate. After

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Tales From Elaine

Beauty in Unusual Places

With social distancing, I’ve been spending more time observing at my house. Maybe it’s the isolation, but I’m finding beauty in unusual places. Because of

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TALES & TAILS CATEGORIES

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Come hear life from a lizard's point of view!

FREE IDENTIFICATION BROCHURES

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SAVING ENDANGERED SPECIES IS UP TO ALL OF US.

This free brochure teaches how to tell the difference between the endangered Rock Iguana and the invasive Green Iguana.
ALSO available: A brochure that shows the differences between Statia’s Iguana and the Green Iguana.
Use the Email Box on my Contact Page to contact me to obtain them.

Iguana Specialist Group

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International Reptile Conservation Foundation

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International Iguana Foundation

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