Lizards

The “Scientifics” often sketched the wildlife specimens they came across during their travels. After careful study, many specimens then became dinner! The Wilkes Expedition discovered thousands of new plant and animal species. These images come from the volumes of the expedition’s findings.

Caption:
Lizards, South America (Teius teguixin, Brachylophus fasciatus, Hoplodactylus pomarii)
Type: Illustration
Image Date: 1858
Credit: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Origin: Smithsonian Institution
Creator: Charles F. Girard
SIL 19-31-055b
Navigators & Inventors
 
Lizards, South America (Teius teguixin, Brachylophus fasciatus, Hoplodactylus pomarii)