Anolis capito — Big-headed Anole
Also known as:
Pug-nosed Anole, Long-legged Anole
Esquinas Rainforest Lodge, Golfito region, Puntarenas province, Costa Rica—September 24, 2001
This was a tiny little hatchling anole, no more than two inches long including its tail. I haven't seen any other photos of tiny anoles with this ghostly translucent skin. I'm guessing it's Anolis capito based in large part on the cute li'l pug nose, but I wouldn't be surprised if I were wrong.
Anole enthusiast Ludovic Deutsch identified this photo as an albino, and used it to illustrate some thoughts on albinism.
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