Virgin Komodo dragon had three babies

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I, for one, welcome our trinity of komodo Lord-and-Saviors…

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It’s a pity that a totally different species has already hijacked the name “Jesus Lizard”. For it’s ability to dash across water; but still…

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Well, I mean wouldn’t they technically be “Mary Lizards”?

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This was also discussed here last week.

My gecko went to the same high school as Charlie, and let’s just say you can’t believe everything you read.

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so, the ancient scriptures were wrong? we get THREE Jesuses returning? GLORY!

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image ???

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There’s a whole species of lizards (maybe more than one) that are all female and reproduce asexually. Except not so asexually, because they do have sex with each other before producing eggs.

All praise our lesbian lizard saviors…

Yep, that’s where they got their name - it isn’t the random word mash-up it might seem. The “Jesus Christ lizard,” aka the “Jesus lizard,” aka the “common basilisk.

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And if people are wondering why:


(I love how goofy they look while running)
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This is why god hates checkered whiptail lizards.

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