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This lizard was surrounded by magpies when I spotted it on the path to the beach. The end of his tail was long gone, but he was a brave little fellow and was standing his ground against his new assailants. After I shooed the birds away he sat very still ‘playing dead’ while I took a few snaps. He probably thought I was another predator and it took quite a lot of very gentle prodding with a stick to get him to move off his exposed position on the path into the surrounding bushland.

6 thoughts on “dragon

    Erik Robbertsen said:
    November 20, 2014 at 1:43 am

    I think its a bearded dragon, and no frilled neck lizard, but nice picture.

      margosnotebook responded:
      November 20, 2014 at 12:56 pm

      thanks!

      margosnotebook responded:
      February 12, 2015 at 11:01 pm

      Thanks Erik! I am a total novice with the reptiles and thank you for your correction. Must get around to buying a good ID book!

      thanks again
      m.

    neverquitesolo said:
    August 7, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    That’s a mean lookin bruit! Good karma to you!

      margosnotebook responded:
      August 13, 2013 at 9:37 am

      he is a survivor thats for sure .. thanks for popping by! Namaste

    kiwiskan said:
    August 1, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Glad you helped him…

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