Daily Creature 3: Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat

0003-jamaicanfruitbatJamaican Fruit-eating Bat. This bat will chew fruit and swallow the juices, then spit out the rest in a fibrous pellet! (Artibeus jamaicensis) flying in a tunnel under a Maya ruin in Tikal National Park, Guatemala

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Tuatara (Sphenodon punctuates) This ancient reptile is so different from anything alive today that it has its own order (meaning it's not a snake, crocodilian, turtle, or even a lizard!) It has a "third eye" on top of its head with a lens and a retina! Photographed at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, Christchurch, New Zealand (captive)
Daily Creature 13: Tuatara