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[Photograph 2012.201.B0362.0294]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "SURPRISE WAS MUTUAL when workers at the Oklahoma Banana Distributing Co., 308 S Klein, unwrapped a stalk of bananas and discovered a 2 1/2-foot lizard."
Date: March 23, 1956
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0362.0284]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "This strange looking creature, dubbed Creepy, brought police on-the-double to the home of Mrs. Dorothy Jannotte, in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn."
Date: June 12, 1957
Creator: International News Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0362.0290]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "GIANT LIZARD of uncestry is examined by Oscar John Grace, 917 NW 48, who believes it is the first such specimen to be caught in Oklahoma-or anyplace else."
Date: November 14, 1953
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0362.0287]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A delicately colored Palmatogecko devours its prey, an insect, in a scene from "The living sands of Namib," a National Geographic special to be broadcast on Public Television March 6."
Date: February 23, 1978
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0362.0293]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This frilled lizard is now an inhabitant of Copenhagen's zoo after transfer from the zoo at Amsterdam in an exchange program."
Date: November 20, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society