|Copyright: Ra Fer (boadella)
|Date Taken: 2010-07-11|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2010-07-11 12:50|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Spanish]|
|The ocelado lizard (Lacerta lepida [= Rudder lepidus]) is saurio of the family of the lacértidos ones, who includes small lizards and lizards. Although normally it does not surpass the 60 cm in length, can arrive at a length of 90 cm, reason why it is the greatest species within its family, and also saurio of Europe is the major. The adults have the green, gray or brown back, especially in the head and the tail, with a black reticle do that draws on the bottom a species of interconnected rosettes; they present/display more or less clear blue spots in flanks and have the yellowish or greenish belly and the throat. The females are something more parduzcas and they do not have the so noticeable blue spots, and the very old woman animal present/display a blackish aspect. The unit of the photo is an adult male. The young has the reddish tail and makes clearly honor to the ocelado adjective, because they have white or yellow ocelos of dark edge. The eyes and the auditory orifices of the young are greater than those of the adults in relation to the measurement of the head. The ocelado lizard preferably lives in lands droughts, enters bushes and shrubs, where it is even fed on great insects and on some small vertebrate that it catches between his powerful jaws, and on fruits. This largarto is distributed in the Iberian Peninsula, the south of France, the northwest of Italy and the northwest|
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Very beautiful lizard from Spain. Timon princeps is similar species in Turkey.
What a beautiful lizard, with nice colour including the blue spots. Good presentation. Cheers,
Amazing colour and detail reproduction of the lIZARD. BG is excellent. Its coloration and smoothness is Impressive.
My best wishes and TFS.
nice colors in your capture, tfs