Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)

This Florida native lizard was braving the whipping winds as it clung to the stem of some spanish needles waiting for lunch.

Diet: insects, spiders

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Shown on Florida Native Plant: Spanish Needles (Bidens alba) amid Blackberry (Rubus sp.)

My take:


  1. Now I wonder if what I thought were geckos, are actually anoles, that we see on our walks in Cemetery Point Park.

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