Monday, 20 June 2011

My World Tuesday - I thought it was winter!

It's cold tonight - it really is. There is snow up in the mountains. The branches of some of our garden trees are tapping on the window, asking to come in from the cold. And what do I find?

I find those classic winter animals the Praying Mantis and a Southern Marbled Gecko. The Mantis was outside my front door, laying eggs on the brick work and the Gecko was hiding under a bag next the hall stand. I dont think these things should be happening. It's not the proper time! But here they are, in all their close up glory.




I hope the wildlife in your part of the world is paying proper attention to the seasons and not doing things that are strange and, frankly, untimely.




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8 comments:

Gary said...

Maybe you're due for a warming. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

texwisgirl said...

oh, that gecko is beautiful!!! how strange that they are out and about in the cold!

EG Wow said...

I have to admit that I'm always surprised when I hear you have snow on your mountains! :)

Fjällripan said...

How strange....but very beautiful though!

Sylvia K said...

I don't envy you the cold weather, but you still got some great photos! Love the gecko! Hope you have a great week, Stewart!

Sylvia

anemonen said...

Oh yes welcome to my world at Käringafällan. Lovely post from you. Love it!

Marites said...

beautiful creatures! for sure, things are getting weird nowadays. perhaps, it's because of the unpredictable weathers. My world is up here.

Van said...

beautiful creatures!

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