Reptiles & Fishes in Madu Ganga

As I mentioned yesterday, we spent some time exploring the Madu Ganga estuary. Here are some if the wild lizards we saw:

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20140101-201959.jpgSwimming monitor lizards up close

20140101-202059.jpg Swimming monitor lizard in the distance, with just her head peaking out from the water.
This one was more of a pet — alas, the wild crocs seemed to be on holiday yesterday.

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20140101-202328.jpg He’ll grow to be about 1.5-2 meters long.

Some of the locals raise fish, too. And offer “fish pedicures” (but only by the smaller fish). N wasn’t such a fan. I agree: it was odd. More ticklish than piranha attack, though…

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Rather than ending on THAT image, I’ll share with you the lotus blossom necklace our boat captain made for me:

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