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Old 04-18-2013, 09:12 AM
 
Location: North Carolina
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I've been seeing them more and more frequently around my house and in my 30 years or so here I don't recall seeing them as a kid.This guy I caught on camera finally (they're fast!) today outside my window They're neon green and I mean neon bright, some almost the size of my forearm ,this guy is a little smaller. Very quick and if you get close they'll jump from the tree's and take off. I'd say hes around a few lbs judging by the thud he makes when he hits the ground to take off lol.

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Old 04-18-2013, 10:22 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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It's a Knight Anole, originating from Cuba. Be careful not to pick it up; their bite hurts.
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Old 04-18-2013, 10:47 AM
 
Location: Miami/ Washington DC
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Awesome Lizard. I have not seen one of those yet at least not that big. I have seen some that look just like it but much smaller.

As a side note I really enjoy how many lizards there are down here in Florida it just adds something to walking outside and all of a sudden 5 lizards start running away. Something that you don't really think about much until you are somewhere else and you have not seen a lizard in weeks. Also helps keep the bug population down.
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Old 04-18-2013, 10:53 AM
 
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Awesome Lizard. I have not seen one of those yet at least not that big. I have seen some that look just like it but much smaller.

As a side note I really enjoy how many lizards there are down here in Florida it just adds something to walking outside and all of a sudden 5 lizards start running away. Something that you don't really think about much until you are somewhere else and you have not seen a lizard in weeks. Also helps keep the bug population down.
Yes, lizards are AWESOME! My husband found one in the garage just as he was swallowing a big ole cockroach! Handy little guys to have around!
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Old 04-18-2013, 01:20 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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Thanks ! Yes they're slightly aggressive I can tell it hisses . He is way cool to look at and pretty big.
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Old 04-18-2013, 02:34 PM
 
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I've noticed one type lately I haven't seen before, it's slightly bigger (more in width) than the traditional types we see all the time, reddish/rust in color and also has a fin-like thing on it's neck (dinosaur-like)....anyone else notice something like that?
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Old 04-18-2013, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Miami,FL
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yep and it's not just the tinny lizzards will also have the big guns just look at this iguana

I love these guys you see them every once in a while here
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Old 04-18-2013, 03:05 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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I've noticed one type lately I haven't seen before, it's slightly bigger (more in width) than the traditional types we see all the time, reddish/rust in color and also has a fin-like thing on it's neck (dinosaur-like)....anyone else notice something like that?
Something like this?
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Old 04-18-2013, 08:02 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Lots of lizards where I live too, but I love the ones in Florida.
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Old 04-18-2013, 08:15 PM
 
Location: Heartland Florida
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Those invasive iguanas are like the plague. They eat every fruit from the trees and multiply like crazy. However, I heard they are good eating.
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