Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Nature – a baby blue tongue

Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge has Nature as the theme for this week, as it’s the first Monday of the month.

I caught this little baby relaxing in the sun today and was able to get close enough to capture his glorious textured skin and cute little legs. I used my iPhone and then edited a little for clarity purposes.

He’s a baby blue tongue lizard (or skink) and lives in the garden. We see them from time to time and they don’t cause us any trouble. They eat the snails (and the cat’s food) and other insects.  They aren’t dangerous to humans but their bite would leave you with a nasty bruise as they tend to latch on and not let go.  They have a vivid blue tongue and use bluff when faced with a predator, by flattening out their body to make them look bigger and then hissing loudly, sticking out their blue tongue.

I love the fact that it is almost prehistoric looking and just so beautiful!

Baby

I’d love to hear what you think of my baby!

Deb 🙂

 

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