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6. Back to Green
11-SEP-2016 LynnH

6. Back to Green

My Yard, Sugar Land Texas

He's looking for insects. I put out old pieces of fruit and veggies for the Squirrel and birds.
Note the tip of his tail.
The green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis), can lose its tail when caught by a predator and then grow it back.
The regenerated tail has a single, long tube of cartilage rather than vertebrae, as in the original.

Sony DSLR-A700 ,Sigma 18-250 F3.5-6.3 DS OS HSM
1/100s f/6.3 at 120.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium large original
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Ray :)27-Sep-2016 19:30
Ha! Nothing as 'exotic' as this in our gardens!
Julie Oldfield15-Sep-2016 02:44
He is gorgeous! Nice capture. V
Graeme12-Sep-2016 11:16
A great close up and a long tale too!V
jeanb11-Sep-2016 20:28
Have you named him yet? He's becoming a member of the family.
laine11-Sep-2016 19:57
He's certainly a colourful character...I do believe he likes his picture being taken :)
Flo Hendry11-Sep-2016 17:05
Beautiful lizard portrait. Fabulous green color with a touch of red.v