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Postby woddle » Thu May 10, 2007 2:16 am

Hi. I Currently have an Eastern named Rex. I was reading the caresheet and I saw the picture of the 'bowtie' nose. I was wondering whether Rex has a Bowtie nose aswell. (Rex also has a small hole? or something on its head).

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Postby Leigh » Thu May 10, 2007 2:25 am

I think so, but a clearer pic would help mate.
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Postby woddle » Thu May 10, 2007 3:58 am

Oh, sorry. I will try to get a more clearer picture, with the hole? in his head. I'm just not good with the camera, and I can't get a clear picture :oops:
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Postby mouseinamilkbottle » Thu May 10, 2007 4:23 am

It does look like a bowtie. Congratulations! It's a mutation that only 1 in 200 BTS (or 0.5%) have.

Here's a close-up head shot of one of my Easterns. The hole, do you mean this?

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Triangulating back from the eyebrows, on the large central scale, there's a small circular dot, right in the middle of that scale. I can faintly see the same mark on your photo, even with the blurring. If it's that you mean, it's normal. If you look closely again at the "noses" section of the caresheet where you first saw the "bowtie nose", you'll see all three of the skinks in that section have it.

If it's something different, you will need a better shot that's not as blurry, and a description of where it is and how long he's had it.
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Postby Lura » Thu May 10, 2007 3:04 pm

Is the circular dot the "third eye" that they use to measure light intensity? I know iguanas have them, and I always assumed that's what the dot on Scout's head was, but I'm unclear on this in skinks.

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Postby Lisa » Thu May 10, 2007 4:56 pm

Shingles get bow-ties too, my Santos has one :mrgreen:
He also has a big third eye as you can see. I think he uses it to contact aliens in outta space. (Does 'third eye blind' mean the same thing over there as is does here? :shock:)

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Postby NomadOfTheHills » Thu May 10, 2007 5:23 pm

Yes, its the parietiel eye.
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Postby Shellyjean » Thu May 10, 2007 5:30 pm

What cute little bowties!

3rd Eye Blind is also an alternative band that had one or two hits here.
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Postby Lisa » Thu May 10, 2007 6:17 pm

Shellyjean wrote:What cute little bowties!

3rd Eye Blind is also an alternative band that had one or two hits here.


Yeah I know them, but it's also a slang term for something else here (like when someone's an idiot you call them an ___hole)
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Postby Tyler » Thu May 10, 2007 6:18 pm

mouseinamilkbottle wrote:It does look like a bowtie. Congratulations! It's a mutation that only 1 in 200 BTS (or 0.5%) have.


Where did you get that statistic from?
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Postby Bird_Brain » Thu May 10, 2007 6:31 pm

I believe it is in the Caresheet.
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Postby mouseinamilkbottle » Thu May 10, 2007 8:32 pm

Yup, Caresheet. :edward:
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Postby Lucifer_Spades » Thu May 10, 2007 8:33 pm

Ah but where did the care sheet get it?
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Postby mouseinamilkbottle » Thu May 10, 2007 8:35 pm

:noknow:

Ask Zach.
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Postby AneesasMuse » Thu May 10, 2007 9:53 pm

Is the bowtie evident at birth or does it develop later? I'm just curious cuz I'm pretty sure I'm gonna want a BTS with a bowtie. :D


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Postby mouseinamilkbottle » Thu May 10, 2007 10:28 pm

It'd be there from birth. Just like babies have fingerprints.
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Postby Leigh » Fri May 11, 2007 2:31 am

Lisa wrote:
Shellyjean wrote:What cute little bowties!

3rd Eye Blind is also an alternative band that had one or two hits here.


Yeah I know them, but it's also a slang term for something else here (like when someone's an idiot you call them an ___hole)
Just wondering if it's just an Aussie thing. Probly!


Hey Lisa, I think you mean a brown eye, thats the version from over here :lol: :lol:
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Postby Shellyjean » Fri May 11, 2007 9:40 am

Leigh wrote:
Lisa wrote:
Shellyjean wrote:What cute little bowties!

3rd Eye Blind is also an alternative band that had one or two hits here.


Yeah I know them, but it's also a slang term for something else here (like when someone's an idiot you call them an ___hole)
Just wondering if it's just an Aussie thing. Probly!


Hey Lisa, I think you mean a brown eye, thats the version from over here :lol: :lol:


:lol: yep...never heard it called the 3rd eye. Must definitely be an Aussie thing.

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Postby Zach » Sat May 12, 2007 2:21 am

Lucifer_Spades wrote:Ah but where did the care sheet get it?



It's nothing official; we had a pole years ago....about 200 people answered No, and only one or two yes for having the bowtie on all their BTS. It's a rough estimate.

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Postby Zach » Sat May 12, 2007 2:22 am

Shellyjean wrote:
Leigh wrote:
Lisa wrote:
Shellyjean wrote:What cute little bowties!

3rd Eye Blind is also an alternative band that had one or two hits here.


Yeah I know them, but it's also a slang term for something else here (like when someone's an idiot you call them an ___hole)
Just wondering if it's just an Aussie thing. Probly!


Hey Lisa, I think you mean a brown eye, thats the version from over here :lol: :lol:


:lol: yep...never heard it called the 3rd eye. Must definitely be an Aussie thing.

My my...the things I learn on this forum! :lol:


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http://www.anapsid.org/parietal.html

"also referred to as "pineal eye" or "third eye."

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