Taricha torosa sierrae, Sierra Newts, mating in an irrigation ditch in early May in the California Sierra Nevada foothills

A lovely Contia tenuis, Sharp-tailed Snake, northern California foothills
[Note: This was only distinguished from Contia longicaudae, the Forest Sharp-tailed Snake, in May of 2010!]

A very fine Elgaria multicarinata scincicauda, Oregon Alligator Lizard, tail starting to regenerate, northern California Sierra Nevada foothills

Various lizards caught in Hawaii, anole, gecko, anole, gecko

Another anole lizard in Hawaii, plumage varying moment by moment

One of very many harvestmen about, June 1, Sierra Nevada foothills