17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Lizard crawled out to warm up

The flowerbed has become a favorite habitat for sand lizards (or Lacerta agilis). I don't know why they called "sand lizard" in English because they are typical inhabitants of forests near the city of Tomsk in Western Siberia. They Russian name translates as the "common lizard".

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Tomsk, Russia
Camera: PENTAX K-m
Copyright: © Elvira Muslimova