National Geographic : 1934 May
FATHER AND MOTHER FENCE LIZARD RECONNOITER What are they looking for, as they pose characteristically atop a charred stump in the piney woods at Suwannee Lake (see text, page 609) ? Perhaps an Okefinokee philosopher could answer with an ingenious tale. The male, left; the female, right. BRUIN LEAVESTOOTHMARKS ON THE BEAR TREE Trunks of slash pines and other species areoften scarred thus ataheight of five or six feet. Thesemarks may serve asvisiting cards forthebears, but some swamp hunters maintain that theanimals' object istoobtain gum for rubbing on their fur.