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Northern Spiny-tailed Gecko

Strophurus ciliaris


Showing the hydrophobic properties of reptile skin (and the strong bonds of water as well). The last pic shows a water droplet stuck to the side of its eye as well.

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54 Comments (1–25)

armadeus.4 5 years ago

Amazing series ScottHarte! Thank you for sharing :)

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 8 years ago

nice smile!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 9 years ago

It's so pretty :)

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 9 years ago

Wow, it's stunning photographs

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Extraordinary series Scott !

ScottHarte 9 years ago

thanks injica

injica 9 years ago

Wow beautiful series :)

ScottHarte 9 years ago

Yeah Patty those are two water drops but I put them there trying to get the gecko to lick so I could tell the color of its tongue (helps with the ID of this species).

Carol Milne
Carol Milne 9 years ago

HA! So cute!

patty 9 years ago

I agree with Jen in that the series ir really amazing and beautiful. Were those two things on top of the head really two water drops that happened to be in the gecko's face? DId they come out like that naturally in the picture? Pretty amazing. Great series =)

JenVanHouten 9 years ago

I'll say it again - you need to sell prints of this photo, because it's AMAZING.

harsuame 9 years ago

Fantásticas series

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 9 years ago

Gorgeous spotting! well deserved congrats!

ShannaB 9 years ago

Congratulations Scott!! Amazing pics (as usual). : )

Liam 9 years ago

Awesome photos! Well deserved SOTD!

Phil_S 9 years ago

Awesome photos! Congrats on the SOTD!

Kwestbeld 9 years ago

Fantastic photo. I really need to get a new camera.

BrendanSmith 9 years ago

Excellent series! love this gecko!! Congrats.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Congratulations, Scott, it is superb!

LisaPowers 9 years ago

Simply stunning photograph Scott! Congrats on the SOTD!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

Awesome spot! Congrats!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Beautiful gecko! Congratulations on Spotting of the Day!

StephenSolomons 9 years ago

These images are great fun, congratulations

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago


Uday 9 years ago

congrats for SODT!!

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Bedourie, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Oct 7, 2012
Submitted on Dec 27, 2012

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