September 21, 2013

Garden Lizard, India

Photograph by Arpan Parui, Your Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

No more than five inches long, a baby garden lizard of the Calotes genus rests on a cactus in Your Shot contributor Arpan Parui's backyard. "I first saw it on a winter morning sitting on a brick," Parui says. "Its dreamy eyes, basking in the pleasures of its surroundings, caught my attention."

A researcher of ant ecology, Parui had been on an early-morning prowl for the perfect insect shot when he spotted the lizard. "Wildlife is my passion—I have spent more than three years working in the forest, and yet every day presents something new and unique."

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32 comments
amol shende
amol shende

arpan congrats fr such a great shot... .who says cactus arnt beautiful

Bo Liao
Bo Liao

So clear!~ sharp, i love it

Dr. D
Dr. D

the beauty of nature

Shannon T
Shannon T

The little guy looks sad. Maybe he pricked by a cactus. Great shot Arpan.

K. Shah
K. Shah

Its just perfect. . .

Amin Karami
Amin Karami

why can't download it? 

Which kind of pictures are downloadable?

L. Dhingra
L. Dhingra

this is an amazing photo! captures the colors and the details perfectly.

Once again
Once again

loved that the lizard eyes gives me a sense of wisdom he/she knows a lot !

the cactus color and the hand detail is great

Connie Koehler
Connie Koehler

Congratulations on this excellent capture of your crisp clear lizard (I call them little dragons) and your shot selected as Picture of the Day. 

Sunil Mathur
Sunil Mathur

Beautiful shot, and beautiful creature too.

Karam Ahmed
Karam Ahmed

Nice photo.. what thing does the lizard think about?

Linda Dodd
Linda Dodd

@Amin Karami   Some are not downloadable.  Go to "Wallpapers" in the top menu bar and you will find quite a few great images that can be downloaded.

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