Northern Curly-tailed Lizard Leiocephalus carinatus

Northern Curly-tailed Lizard
Northern Curly-tailed Lizard
The Northern Curly-tailed Lizard, also called the Cuban Curly-tailed, is one on several species of curly-tailed lizards prevalent throughout the Carribbean. In addition to Cuba, it is native to the Bahamas, Caymans and Honduras.
Northern Curly-tailed Lizard
Northern Curly-tailed Lizard
Northern Curly-tailed Lizard
The curly tail, which can curl right up in several circles, is used as a threat (territorial and anti-predator) and in courtship.
Northern Curly-tailed Lizard
Northern Curly-tailed Lizard
Northern Curly-tailed Lizard
It will also play dead as a defence against some predators that eat only live food.