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The Embrace

By ChiliMan
Thanks for the response to the pineapplette and my Saturday Shadows, people Smile

Now's something from yesterday and I hope a couple of them can make up for a missed Silly Sunday Grin

I'd just got back from some shopping in the afternoon when my neighbour accosted me. He asked me to get my cam 'cos there was a nice tree lizard in his driveway. VERY nice lizard, as it turned out. Clinging for dear life to what looks like miniature bamboo growing in a small faux rock pond.

I love the way lizards can look so awkward clinging to things especially when legs go in all sorts of directions Grin

Oh, and this guy was maybe…hmm…about 8-10cm long without the tail? Looks like a young ‘un. Well…teenager, perhaps.

V4 is my neighbour Smile


Tags: Tree Reptile Lizard Close-up and macro Bamboo Wildlife and nature Flash and lighting

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franken Plus
17 5.1k 4 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2013 7:41PM
Excellent and interesting set here andrew.


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ali63 8 785 1 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2013 7:45PM
Great capture,

SUE118 Plus
12 8 1 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2013 8:02PM
Super captures Andrew.
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2013 8:15PM
I get a crick in my neck looking at more than three images. But seven, I'll send the chiropractors bill. Your little friend seems to enjoy a good cuddle. Don't we all. Great set Andrew. Your a pain the neck. GrinGrinGrinGrin Peter.
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2013 8:16PM
V4 shows how tiny he is...and the kindness
of your neighbour on sharing this special moment
A brilliant set Andrew
AnneWorner 12 620 43 United States
17 Dec 2013 8:17PM
I want one - but John will not let me have a lizard - he says we really have enough in the garden....we do have some nice Texas rock lizards that are getting fat eating snails. They are very beneficial reptiles. My plants are quite grateful.......

17 Dec 2013 8:22PM
Great set Andrew. He is a beauty. Cathy
17 Dec 2013 8:26PM
Wow what a beauty - and so small (he looks enormous in V1)! How lovely to have even found him!
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
17 Dec 2013 8:28PM
What a super set Andrew, he certainly is a beautifully marked little lizard
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
17 Dec 2013 8:58PM
lets hope he hangs around, he is a super little guy-- Great neighbor too!
pamelajean Plus
14 1.3k 2132 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2013 9:36PM
A big thankyou to your neighbour!
I've got some green lizards climbing up the plants in the garden.......I got them from the garden centre, they're rubbery and bendyGrinGrinGrin!
ColleenA Plus
7 445 7 Australia
17 Dec 2013 10:19PM

Quote:V4 shows how tiny he is...and the kindness
of your neighbour on sharing this special moment
A brilliant set Andrew

Great set of images Andrew....good on your neighbour
mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
17 Dec 2013 10:57PM
What a splendid little fella Andrew,
and a splendid neighbour too for telling you about him !!
Good set.
BlueRoom 14 73 20 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2013 12:38AM
An interesting set Andrew but V1 is a real treat.

Daisymaye Plus
11 23 16 Canada
18 Dec 2013 2:22AM
He is such a cute little fella. All great shots Andrew.
SimonFletch 6 3 2 Scotland
18 Dec 2013 4:17AM
Great set of images, Andrew.
Well done to your neighbour for spotting him.
Well done to you for some fine macro work.

LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 101 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2013 6:45AM
A delightful little fellow very nicely captured. What a nice neighbour you have to alert you to the lizard's presence.
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
18 Dec 2013 6:47AM
He certainly is a beauty, Andrew, super captures, and thank you to your neighbour for alerting him to his find. Carol
janlea 8 3 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2013 7:50AM
A wonderful set Andrew Smile
woolybill1 Plus
13 31 76 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2013 8:40AM
I hope you weren't clutching at straws too, Andrew WinkWinkWinkWinkWink
11 10 10 England
18 Dec 2013 12:09PM
Nice work on this set Andrew.Smile
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2013 12:57PM
Tiny little chap, looks like he was trying to escape you!!
Joline Plus
13 30 56 United States
18 Dec 2013 1:21PM
V3 is especially charming....he looks like he's hanging on for dear life! You have a good neighbor.
AnnChown Plus
10 207 1 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2013 4:45PM
He does look kinda cute Andrew - those little eyes peering up are adorable! Glad your neighbours have your best interests at heart - that's good to hear! Grin
evelen 15 5 England
18 Dec 2013 6:30PM
wont be on line for a while EVE.Smile
19 Dec 2013 8:39PM
Excellent and interesting set well captured
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
20 Dec 2013 1:33PM
razor sharp

excellent workWink

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