Creating a wildlife haven one plant at a time

Friday, May 28, 2010

Masters of Disguise

As I wandered around the garden today I saw several animals which were great masters of disguise.

First was the green anole (Anolis carolinensis) hiding in my spider plant. He blends in very well don't you think?



Then I found a toad cloaked on the hose reel.



And a very clever moth was camouflaged on a tree in the woodland garden.



What a wonderful gift Mother Nature has given these beautiful animals.

2 comments:

  1. I love these kind of posts too Karin! I just love the Gray Tree Frog! (I know the people in the south call all manner of frogs and toads just toads!)
    But your moth is a butterfly! It's a Morning Cloak. They are one of the first butterflies to come out in the spring. Late winter even!
    I had NO lizards up north...I just love them all!

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  2. Thanks Eve, for the ID on the Morning Cloak. Sometimes it is so difficult to identify the butterflies and moths when they don't have their wings open. I am getting better as time goes on. It is beautiful!

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