Posted by: ktzefr | April 2, 2011

For the Love of Slimy Things…

“Upon an age-worn upright stone

Of gems that once had been a part

Of some great tree’s rejoicing heart

A lizard, motionless and lone,

A glowing, living emerald shone…”

~ Edward R. Taylor

 

on the Tortuguero River, Costa Rica - Photo:MFawcett

In sun and shadow…

Virgin Islands National Park... Photo:KFawcett

Morning stroll…

Endangered blue iguana, Cayman Islands - Photo:Dylan Fawcett

Living on the lava…

Galapagos Islands - Photo:Dylan Fawcett

Pretty colors…

Iguana, Isla Espanola - Photo: Dylan Fawcett

Bright eyes, but no bushy tail…

Sarapqui River, Costa Rica - Photo: MFawcett

On the upswing…

Lizard, Tortuguero River, Costa Rica - Photo: Dylan Fawcett

Our own iguana, an elementary school project…

Iggy, the iguana

 

…and the one we brought back from the islands to hang on the Christmas tree.

Iguana ornament

Love the cold-blooded creatures!

For some fun information about warm-blooded and cold-blooded animals, click and check out Cal Tech’s Cool Cosmos!

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  1. I love to travel all over the world. I really enjoy reading your blog very much. Thanks for sharing this post.

    Vacation Travel Tips

    • Thanks! I’m glad you stopped by and hope you continue to enjoy!


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