Tag: lizard photo

Nature Photo of the Week: Vibrant Lizard

Written by | July 10th, 2013

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Vibrant colors, unique patterns and intricate textures — this lizard could be a piece of art with all of its stunning features. Kudos to Flickr photographer Patricia Pierce for making this wonderful photograph and for sharing it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group.

Nature Photo of the Week: Camouflage

Written by | October 12th, 2012

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Look closely. That’s a Pygmy Short-horned Lizard blending in perfectly with the rocky background. Great shot, JDShedd! Thank you for submitting this photo through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org. And get […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Spiny-Tailed Iguana

Written by | February 24th, 2012

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From this spiny-tailed iguana’s bright rainbow coloring to the incredible detail of his skin, fingers and spines, this photograph is our pick for Nature Photo of the Week. Thanks to Flickr user carolgassmann for sharing this image through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. Thank you! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images—submitted to […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Young and Green

Written by | September 18th, 2009

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This fabulous close-up of a young green anole was taken by Flickr user Jenna Stirling in her backyard in Texas. Never seen an anole before? Me neither. But now I know it’s a lizard closely related to the iguana, though because it can change its skin color and run up walls, the anole is often […]

Where Is The Spot-Tailed Earless Lizard?

Written by | May 14th, 2009

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  “Some see the glass as half empty, and some see it as half full. Conservationists see the glass as too big.” I chuckled when I read that quote recently in a profile of John Karges, the peerless Texas naturalist and wildlife biologist. Clever aphorisms aside, optimism and conservation can often be difficult to reconcile. […]

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