Thursday

Skink Close-Up

I have to admit to being startled when these little guys dart out in front of me as I walk along a trail.  

You only realise how small your world is, once you start to make it bigger 
 ~ Haanim Galvaan
I believe this is a Six-lined Racerunner skink. (ID help appreciated)
Seen in North Carolina - 2012 Vacation

10 comments:

Beth said...

they are my cousins ... or so i like to think so. such interesting creatures. we have all sorts of these & little frogs ... i wonder if it is due to the humidity & hot weather this summer. makes you wonder? (:

Happyone said...

Nice capture of this little guy. : )

TexWisGirl said...

such a beauty!

Gillian Olson said...

Great capture, these guys move pretty fast.

John's Island said...

Great photos Kerri! These little creatures are camera shy for me! And lots of thanks for all your kind comments yesterday ... Thank you so much!

Juliana said...

Awesome camouflage))

xoxo, Juliana
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barbara l. hale said...

Beautiful little guy. Their only fault is that they dart out from nowhere.

Valerie said...

Great capture Kerri, especially given how quickly these little critters move! Thanks for sharing.

Country Girl said...

Oh, how cute.

Catherine said...

I can see how those little ones sneak up on you! LOL!
Cute!
xo Catherine

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