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Chalcides ocellatus

Chalcides ocellatus
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Copyright: Lior Almagor (LiorAlmagor) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 90] (1266)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-04-07
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Nikon D 300s, Nikon AF-S VR 105mm 2.8G IF-ED Micro
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/320 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-08-07 23:46
Viewed: 2565
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Wikipedia claims that Chalcides ocellatus, or Ocellated Skink (also known as Eyed Skink or gongilo[1]) is a species of skink found in Greece, southern Italy, Malta, and parts of northern Africa, but in fact it exist all over Israel as well.
It is relatively large size lizard, up to 30 cm (12 inch) long. The lizard body id built to use underground hidden places (in danger).

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beautiful creature, now I must find my "ancient" slide of it, dash Ori

wonderful creature. good closeup with excellent lighting. tfs.

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