Leaping lizards

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  1. Gizmo

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    Just wanted to show this BIG guy
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    Wow he is big and so very pretty,love his color.What kind is he?
     
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    Beats me.
    Just 45 mins from here are some lizards 3 times the size. I'll have my hubby take some pics for me.
     
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    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    I don't think I would have spotted that guy unless he was moving. I wish we had lizards around here :(

    Nice photo Giz!
     



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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    We have lizzards and leppard frogs but they are fast on foot.I would love to see pictures of the larger ones Gizmo.
     
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    Now that's more like it Gizmo!! :D I have absolutely no fear of lizards whatsoever and that one is a cracker!!! :-D Looking forward to the piccies your hubby is going to take of the bigger ones.
     
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    :eek: won't that little friend leap on you? it would surely scare the hero in me! :-|
     
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    Lizards here run from you. If u get it by the tail ,it comes off and moves for awhile. :eek: Lizard grow back another one. Good thing too the cats keep taking them off :rolleyes: .
     
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    Love your lizard. We have them by the hundreds here in New Orleans. Occasionally we find a dessicated one in a sock drawer.
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    EEUUUWWWW!!! I don't think I'd fancy a dessicated lizard in my drawers!!! :eek:
     
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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    We have geckos by the dozens in our yard. I love to see them around, that means the bug population is being kept under control.

    The summer Amanda was 11 we were having a pretty long drought situation, they started coming into the house.
    Amanda woke up one night to find one on her bedroom wall, she woke me up wanting to know what to do with it. I told her to give it a name, tell it goodnight and go back to sleep. She named it Charmander after her favorite Pokemon character. She saw him around for a couple of years then he stopped showing up.
     
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    You just reminded me of the time my daughter putting lizard in her draws. Tel this day I don't know how she got them past me. Using Dixie cups to put them in and then putting another cup on top to keep them from getting out. She wasn't to good with pets either giving her fish her baby blanket to keep them warm.
     
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    And GM, does Amanda have kids???????
     
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    To funny.That reminds me of my son Kevin. My dad game him a baby catfish .It was in a fish bowl doing so good .One morning we got up and it was floating upside down in the bowl dead.I ask Kevin (2 1/2 at the time)did you feed the kitty fish (as he called it) He replied Kittyfish eats Kitty food.He also had give him Dr Pepper to wash it down.What kids wont do.
     
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    LOL to funny. Thought I was the only one with a child with no comprehension.
     

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