Lizard species : shoots blood from eye as defensive mechanism
Lizard species : shoots blood from eye as defensive mechanism: The ‘Horned Lizard’ is a master survivor. They have developed three effective methods to avoid being eaten by predators.
While blending into the rocks may save the lizard from becoming birds prey, it does not stop a snake from making a meal of it.
A hungry snake looking for food will not mind the hardy skin of the lizard. They will not be fooled by camouflage either. So the lizard begins to puff up. The lizard becomes double the size of itself which surprises the snake. Then the devious lizard pushes the weirdness factor further. The lizard slowly topples over showing its tummy. It lies rigid with outstretched arms. The puzzled snake usually retreats at this juncture.
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