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Water Monitor lizard

By pdunstan_Greymoon    
These water monitors were about 1.5 to 2 metres in length though the photo doesn't show this. They are living wild in the river below but the locals entice them up to the road for fish to show people for some money. You can see one lizard further down the bank making its way up for some fish.
Was very hot muggy that day and my camera fogged up badly on opening the car door so had to do a bit of processing to get rid of the foggy look.

Tags: Sri lanka Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Portraits and people Water monitor lizard

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debu 6 India
14 Mar 2013 8:04AM
Nicely captured.

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Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 8:46AM
WOW! what a great shot, mind the fingers!!
Lucky they aren't my fingers, I was safely sat in the car!!!
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
14 Mar 2013 8:55AM
This is an amazing photo !! I wonder how long it took to 'tame ' these lizards Smile
DeSilver Plus
9 13 11 England
14 Mar 2013 9:19AM
Wow! I hope it knows the difference between Fish & Fingers! Wink

I wonder what would happen if you gave it 'Fish Fingers'? Wink

mooreish 4 2 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 9:57AM
Great shot, Looks a good meal deal
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 11:15AM
Great poseGrin
marcb103 4 4 2 United States
14 Mar 2013 1:41PM
I hope that is not you hand holding the fish!!!GrinGrinGrinGrin
14 Mar 2013 3:11PM
Great capture,good timing
Regards Brian
14 Mar 2013 4:27PM
Great shot, make sure he only takes the fishSmileSmile
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 95 14 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2013 12:43PM
Great image, I wonder if any has been bitten?SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


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