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Re: Spinosaurus/Lost World

>> I seem to remember a lizard that lives in the desert, and when the sand is
>> very hot, it will first lift the right forelimb and the left hind limb in
>> the air, balancing on the left forelimb and right hindlimb, and then after
>> a while switch.  Seems like a pretty good balancing act to me.  Darned if
>> I can remember the critter's name, though.
>    I've observed this behavior in the lizard genera  _Eremias_ in Iran
>and Pakistan and
>_Cnemidophorus_ in southwestern USA.

        The National Geographic video Creatures of the Namib Desert
features this lizard, as does one of David Attenborough's Life on Earth


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