Figure 2 series:

Fig. 2A.  233 g male, Sep 2002, at end of 27 mo indoor headstart.  {note supernumerary 4th left pleural scute in this male}

Fig. 2B.  Same male as 2A, at age 50 mo, Aug 2004, 260 g body wt.  Color development after 23 mo in outdoor habitat.

2A (500 wide)

2B (500 wide)

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