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Such Detail! [Jun. 25th, 2008|11:44 am]
Wizard of Changes -- ©cdozo 2004 to 2015
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Beauty

Whatever group it was within The Intelligent Design Team that designed this little guy  clearly deserves The Artistic Deities award. I bet there were some Navajo and Japanese gods on the team. The blending of colors and the careful attention to the detail of the pattern seems to point that way.

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[User Picture]From: e_moon60
2008-06-26 12:18 am (UTC)
What a gorgeous picture! These critters are really busy now. I've had one on my window sill off and on for days--it's using the young trees just outside the drip line so I see it on the trees (when it's usually green) on the ground (when it's usually brown to golden--the in-between color) and on my window shade in every color phase.

Today, my guy leapt off the window sill in a way I've never seen before, landing on the ground about 3 feet away, then jumped (!) up onto the tree trunk about a foot off the ground. From window (golden) to ground to tree, he was already changing color ("he" because of the red throat fan.)

Again, really, really REALLY gorgeous shot.
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[User Picture]From: cdozo
2008-06-26 02:17 am (UTC)
I love watching anoles. They come out to hunt when I water my compost in the morning. I love how they lap up the small bugs and then leap to capture a big one.

This guy was out at the land. He was momentarily trapped at the top of a hand cart so he froze and tried to be invisible.

I'm glad you like the shot. Thanks. :-)
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[User Picture]From: cdozo
2008-06-26 02:52 am (UTC)
Don't be surprised if you look now and the lizard picture seems different. My sister suggested that I lower the quality of the public version and try to sell the high resolution image. So now the version in my post is a much lower resolution version. :-(
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