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Runmonty
10-03-2013, 07:33 AM
I found this bluetongue lizard in amongst my asparugus last weekend. I managed just 1 quick shot before he decided to take off.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2849/10067075895_64b792d82a_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56001877@N04/10067075895/)
bluey (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56001877@N04/10067075895/) by runmonty (http://www.flickr.com/people/56001877@N04/), on Flickr

aubintbay
10-03-2013, 01:08 PM
Nice Catch!

Hillbillygirl
10-03-2013, 09:42 PM
Superb detail of this not so friendly looking creature.

Runmonty
10-03-2013, 10:14 PM
Thanks Aub and HBG. They are actually incredibly docile and timid and will only show you their blue tongue as a warning if cornered or provoked. They are very common, even in metropolitan areas, in summer and are sometimes kept as pets.

Mind you they do give you a bit of shock when your stumble across them.

Marko
10-04-2013, 01:59 PM
Nicely captured RM!