Early Spring Lizard and Tadpole Hunt
(All photos taken Saturday March 8th, 2003)

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A juvenile Western Fence Lizard takes a breather on his captor's shoulder.

"OK, OK, can you get this thing off of me now!"
Adult female Western Fence Lizard caught by Dorrie.
An adult male Western Fence Lizard caught by Alex pretends to be dead (note breeding colors).

A pair of ducks who have adopted the seasonal pond off of Lucas Valley Road. This is the site of our tadpole hunt. Extreme closeup of a tadpole resting just below the surface of the pond.
Dorrie expresses his true inner feelings about today's "catch". Dorrie call this his "Mojo-JoJo". I have no idea why...