17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Garden Guardian

A former partner and I were watering a garden while house sitting in British Columbia. This Alligator Lizard had been hiding between the rocks and when splashed, they emerged. I was called over, and set to capturing their image.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Canada
Camera: iPhone 5s
Copyright: © Melissa Howell