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Eastern Green Lizard


Eastern Green Lizard
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Copyright: Dan Bachmann (danbachmann) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 74 W: 19 N: 151] (571)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-19
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Pentax *ist D, Tamron SP 90mm
Exposure: f/6.7, 1/180 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Reptiles - Lizards, Chuckwallas, Agamas & Tegus 2, Reptiles of Europe [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-09-01 15:16
Viewed: 6307
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Eastern Green Lizard (Lacerta viridis) may also be known as an European Green Lizard when grouped together with the Western Green Lizard, which has a few more spots. These lizards can often be seen sunning themselves on rocks in Eastern Europe. It feeds on insects, smaller lizards and even mice. In springtime the female lays 6 to 20 eggs. About 2 to 3 months later brown-coloured young appear with a length of 3-4 cm. Adult size is 12cm. The tail can be up to twice the length of the body and can be detached to evade the catch of a preditor.


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  • deud Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 438 W: 11 N: 534] (2540)
  • [2007-09-03 22:57]

very good! excellent focus with great details! so colorful. tfs

p.s. i see, that your name is the same as mine! and you take this shot in my country! maybe you are from those places?

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