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The Lizardman

Performance artist Erik “The Lizardman” Sprague, from Austin, Texas, has spent years transforming himself into a reptile-man hybrid. He has undergone almost 700 hours of tattooing in order to achieve a full head and body of green scales. He has also filed his teeth and split his tongue!
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In Lizard Color

In Lizard Color

The latest book in our Curioddities series is out this week. Here’s a preview of the book, Simply Shocking. The Lizardman, also known as Erik Sprague from Austin, Texas, is one of the most iconic individuals featured in Ripley’s Believe it or Not! A performance artist who has spent years […]
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Scaly Shots

Scaly Shots

Part Man, Part Lizard, All Entertainer Erik “The Lizardman” Sprague visited our museum in London last year to promote our latest annual, Strikingly True. We put up some video from the event, but never did anything with the photos. I figured I’d toss a few of them up now. Of […]
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Lizardmania!

Lizardmania!

Lizardman Live! Erik Sprague, the Lizardman, took a trip from his home in the US to the Ripley’s museum in London to celebrate the release of Strikingly True! Click the image banner for the video interview. We love Eric!   Strikingly True features incredible people such as Lucky Diamond Rich […]
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Ripley's on the Daily Buzz

Ripley’s on the Daily Buzz

Our V.P. of Archives, Edward Meyer paid a visit to the Daily Buzz studio in Orlando to talk with them about Strikingly True. He brought in a collection of Ripley exhibits, a life-sized Lizardman wax figure and a guest from the book. Asha Mandela, who has hair more than 9 […]
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Lizarman Gets a Full Body Casting

Lizarman Gets a Full Body Casting

Ripley’s friend and genuine freak, Erik “Lizardman” Sprague, is paying us a visit at Ripley’s headquarters to get himself fully body-casted for a new awesome exhibit. Below is a time lapse of the casting of his head. Awesome stuff!
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Sideshows: Live!

Sideshows: Live!

EPISODE 42 Three of the top sideshow acts working in the business today talk with Ripley Radio from backstage at recent gigs. Tyler Fyre and Thrillkill Jill share some happy news fans and The Lizardman talks about how thrilled he was to uncover a wax figure of himself, created by […]
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The Lizardman

The Lizardman

The Lizardman tells all in his exclusive interview with Edward Meyer
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