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Ask a Scientist about Cuba's Reptiles and Amphibians
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Chris Raxworthy answers kids' questions about Cuba in this video interview. He's a herpetologist at the American Museum of Natural History.

 

Image Credits:

green anole, Gail Hampshire/CC-BY-SA-3.0. cuban tree frog, Mark Yokoyama/CC-BY-SA-3.0. caecilian, Teague O'Mara/CC-BY-SA-3.0. blue tongued skink, BenjaminT444/CC-BY-SA-3.0. Cuban snake, Paul Keller/CC-BY-SA-3.0. Cuban snake, Allan Hopkins/CC-BY-SA-3.0. Hawksbill turtle, Reinhard Dirscherl/AGE Fotostock. green anole, Rafael Medina/CC-BY-SA-3.0. Cuban knit anole, Orest Shvadchak/CC-BY-SA-3.0. green anole on tree trunk, Lezumbalaberenjena/CC-BY-SA-3.0. Cuban brown anole, The Wandering Herpetologist/CC-BY-SA-3.0. Sphaerodactylus, AMNH/Christopher Raxworthy. turtle on beach, Bernard Spragg/CC-BY-SA-3.0. Cuban boa, Joe Blossom/Alamy. Cuban tree frog, Larah McElroy/CC-BY-SA-3.0. cave, Patrick Nouhailler/CC-BY-SA-3.0. Humboldt river, Rafael Medina/CC-BY-SA-3.0. Humboldt forest, AMNH/Christopher Raxworthy. Iguana, Sergey Karpov/Alamy. Eleutherodactylus iberia, AMNH/Christopher Raxworthy. Christopher Raxworthy (all pictures), AMNH/Ariel Nevarez. Scientists in school, AMNH/Ariel Nevarez. hutia, AMNH/Ariel Nevarez. crocodile, Thomas Quine/CC-BY-SA-3.0. Eretmochelys imbricata, Thomas Quine/CC-BY-SA-3.0.