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Unwrapping the Towel to reveal the Iguana

A few moments earlier that iguana was alive and kicking, and swimming, and now it appears mysteriously to be DEAD!? Well I don't believe it. A creature can not have drowned so quickly and be as lifeless as that when it was so lively so recently.

Besides, it's twitching...

Is that a DEAD iguana there?

After this brief piece of acting, the lizard suddenly came back to life and sped away in a trice! "Playing possum" is yet another trick which reptiles use to defend themselves against predators, who are put off or put off-guard by such antics.

More of the iguana story can be seen here: Tale of the Lizard