Carolina Anole with Broken Tail

Broken Tail On A Tail

I spotted this Green Anole with a broken off tail perched on a dried cat tail flower head at the swamp.

Carolina Anole with Broken Tail
Carolina Anole with Broken Tail

Anoles can regrow at least part of a lost tail but it is not of the same design.

Carolina Anole with Broken Tail
Carolina Anole with Broken Tail

The original tail has small bones while the replacement is cartilage, probably affecting its flexibility. Somehow they make do.

Carolina Anole with Broken Tail
Carolina Anole with Broken Tail

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