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I took this photo yesterday of a lizard hanging out right outside my classroom . I am happy to see geckos and lizards outside. Just not on my toothbrush :)
Posted by girasoli on May 22, 2009 2:27 PM
I like them outdoors too and never inside my home!! if possible, I catch them with a glass to bring them outside but they are normally way too quick for me!
May 22, 2009 7:49 PM
May 22, 2009 19:49
They are kinda cute, no? I just can't look at their toes/nails/tongue ... menehune PS: Can't bear to write about the Sox right now.
May 23, 2009 1:45 AM
May 23, 2009 01:45
Lizards are great to watch. The kids always liked trying to step on their tails. LOL they hardly ever succeeded.
May 23, 2009 1:53 AM
May 23, 2009 01:53
Outside is the only place I'd want to see them too. The chameleons, I can tolerate. It's those clear icky geckos that freak me out! My tutu told me I used to catch them as a child. I was starting to think that the gecko was our aumakua because they seem to follow my tutu and myself (both deathly afraid of them) all over the place! I don't have to worry about them anymore here in Washington. Now it's the spiders.
Pink Monkey |
May 23, 2009 7:43 AM
May 23, 2009 07:43
Cute photo! LOL at the serial lizard/gecko killer thing.
María I. |
May 23, 2009 7:54 AM
May 23, 2009 07:54
Mar, they are so quick! I have been able to capture a few by putting a container on top and then sliding something underneath. Too many get away though.
menehune, they are cute when they are outside. I think we had a pretty good week. Wednesday night's game 5th inning was memorable and a sweep of the Blue Jays is a good thing.
Carin, we saw this lizard when returning from the bathroom. My students love to watch lizards. I was amazed at how close we could get to this one before it ran away.
Pink Monkey, spiders can be pretty creepy also. I worked in a portable classroom one year that was infested with geckos. They used to drop on me. Not fun!!!
María, I just didn't want anyone to think I was on a gecko or lizard hunt :)
May 23, 2009 11:22 AM
May 23, 2009 11:22
Girasoli, it IS hard to imagine you as a serial gecko killer!!! Still, when they try to use your toothbrush, that's definitely crossing the line!
May 24, 2009 1:38 PM
May 24, 2009 13:38
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