[Homestead] homeschool and nerd site for SE herps
erthnsky at bellsouth.net
Fri Jun 27 22:05:58 EDT 2008
I forgot to add this...
Don't feel bad about the lizard thing..
When we moved here, I kept hearing my neighbor talk about fishing with
'spring lizards'. Now, I'm no expert, but I do love my science, and I
had never heard of that one..Come to find out, only after asking to see
one, they were fishing with spotted salamanders...lol...spring lizards...
So now that I think about it, in a clear, cold spring (in any season,
not necessarily Spring) you can flip over rocks and find crawdads and
SPRING LIZARDS... :)
> I vaguely recalled this as a kid...something did not quite sound right
> so I googled rusty lizard...paydirt..
> Found a book review of American Regional English and there it is...
> It is the common fence lizard...AKA rusty back, rusty buck, or as I have
> heard, rusty CUSS... :) And reading on down the page, in areas of
> Texas, there is a rusty gut lizard...so perhaps you heard rusty gut or
> cuss and combined them into cut? Or maybe cut is another local variation?
> Here's the link I found:
> And here is a decent page on the Eastern Fence Lizard:
> Colors can vary depending on habitat. I see these guys all the time..
> bob ford wrote:
>> Bev; maybe you can answer a question , since you know a bit about SE
>> herpetology. What is the real name of the lizards in the south
>> called "rusty cuts"?....bobford
>> --- On Thu, 6/26/08, EarthNSky <erthnsky at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>>> From: EarthNSky <erthnsky at bellsouth.net> Subject: [Homestead]
>>> homeschool and nerd site for SE herps To: "Homestead List"
>>> <homestead at lists.ibiblio.org> Date: Thursday, June 26, 2008, 8:41
>>> PM http://www.uga.edu/srelherp/SPARC/trip1.htm
>>> It's a virtual tour of the SE...herp world..lol -- BevanRon of
>>> EarthNSky Farm NW Georgia USDA Zone 7 34.498N 85.076W Bev is
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