Visual displays in non-avian reptiles: 1) cottonmouth defensive warning; 2) frilled lizard looks larger as a defensive display; 3) a ring-necked snake draws attention away from its head and shows its coloration as a defense; 4) an alligator snapping turtle uses a food lure to attract its prey; 5) and 6) territorial or mating displays for conspecifics—green anole (5) and tuatara (6)
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