Lizards In The Underpants…

– – I, for one, do not pack skinks in my underwear.  I’ll even resist the temptation to mine that remark for other comic possibilities, ’cause this is a semi-classy place…

A German tourist, however, was caught by airport security attempting to leave New Zealand with a total of 20 skinks and 24 geckos of various species hidden in a small box concealed amidst his underwear.- – One gecko was even rolled into a sock!  The Geico Gecko would be appalled…

Now the geckos had an estimated black market value of $35, 850; the value of the skinks was unknown.  The tourist admitted to taking the reptiles from the wild, and trading and transporting them without a permit…

Skinks have no pronounced neck, and sport relatively small legs, with several genera having no legs at all!  They usually have long, tapering tails that can be shed and regenerated.- -That’s a neat trick if you can pull it off…ROTFL!    😉

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(BTW, Happy International Animal Rights Day!–Bite the Power!!!)

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5 Comments on “Lizards In The Underpants…”

  1. carycomic Says:

    Lizards in his underwear? That dude really puts the “kink” in “skink.”

  2. carycomic Says:

    Willy Whistle would be the biggest disapprover of that.

  3. carycomic Says:

    For those of you ignoring us? Willy Whistle was the clown-like host of a syndicated kiddie show–in the New Haven, CT, area–during the Seventies. And, one day, a local herpetologist lost control of his pet boa constrictor down Willy’s baggy pants!

    This televisual bit is now cult-classic, as it was one of the first bloopers aired on Dick Clark’s very first blooper special for NBC.


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