As I mentioned yesterday, we spent some time exploring the Madu Ganga estuary. Here are some if the wild lizards we saw:
(these photos did not require much zoom, as he was about 18″ from my head!)
Swimming monitor lizards up close
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.
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…
Rather than ending on THAT image, I’ll share with you the lotus blossom necklace our boat captain made for me: