Robin Sandusky's sister studies lizards for a living, but it was Robin who got an up-close look at one on Tuesday.
The 31-year-old theatrical agent, who lives and works in Manhattan, told The Huffington Post she purchased a kale salad with avocado and onion from the Guy & Gallard restaurant on 7th Ave and 29th Street and found a severed lizard head tossed in with the greens.
"I'd taken like 15 bites, and I sort of turned it over," Sandusky said over the phone Wednesday. "I could see the scales and the little lines of the mouth, and the arm hanging off."
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"I could see the grime hanging out the back of its head. It was disgusting," she added.
She sent the salad back and received a full refund, but won't be going there again.
"I'm like a jilted lover," Sandusky explained. "I can't go back once I've been betrayed."
Guy & Gallard refused to comment when contacted by HuffPost.
UPDATE: 1:35 p.m. -- Guy & Gallard managing partner Jason Jeffries said in a statement that the company is looking into the issue.
(Hat tip, NBC New York)