eastern bearded dragon

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This is a Bearded Dragon (eastern form), they are quite prolific in my area and can often be spotted sun-baking on the grass, or like this one striking a series of sculptured poses that make them look like bits of discarded tree.  I assume the ‘living sculptures’ are an attempt to fool insects or smaller lizards into wandering close enough for a quick grab, though the only thing I saw this fellow eat were the abundant yellow dandelion flowers that dotted the grass before his arrival.



4 thoughts on “eastern bearded dragon

    coastalcrone said:
    March 8, 2015 at 2:51 am

    I have a friend who has three that she keeps in her home – well cared for! What a treat to see one in the wild!

      margosnotebook responded:
      March 20, 2015 at 8:22 am

      I love the lizards, fortunately I live close to a Nature Reserve with fresh water and I am often treated to a sight.

    northerndesert said:
    March 7, 2015 at 1:48 pm

    Great shot. Love his attitude. 🙂

    cindy knoke said:
    March 7, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    He’s cute!

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