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In this photo illustration, a checkered whiptail lizard is altered to look like a devil. Junior English major Lauren Nix used the photo as part of her zine, which went viral.

God hates whiptail lizards; the Internet loves them

By Ross Hettel | February 29, 2012

NIU was the birthplace of an Internet phenomenon, and it’s called “God Hates Checkered Whiptail Lizards.” Featuring some great zingers like “It’s Adam and Eve, not Checkered Whiptail Lizards and Eve” and a bald eagle crying, the zine humorously...

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