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Italian wall lizard

Podarcis sicula


long slender lizard with bright green markings on top; length, including tail, about 25 cm


spotted around the cultivated gardens near the house; "Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rocky areas, rocky shores, sandy shores, rural gardens, pastureland, plantations and urban areas." ~wiki

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Italian Wall lizard (lucertola italiana or lucertola campestre )
Podarcis siculus Podarcis siculus - Wikipedia

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LeanneGardner 10 years ago

Well worth the wait. He's very special :) x

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 10 years ago

Thanks for the ID, Despina!

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 10 years ago

Probably telling me to leave him alone! I was determined to catch him with the camera despite his skittishness. It took several days of attempts.

LeanneGardner 10 years ago

Beautiful! Love how he's looking at you Bernadette. He's certainly handsome :)

Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

Umbertide, UMB, Italy

Spotted on Jul 10, 2013
Submitted on Jul 28, 2013

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