Wild Nature on the Lanai

You do not need to visit some remote Serengeti plain to see wildlife being wild. Our front lanai can be quite wild on occasion. In this case a pair of male carolina anoles having a territorial tiff. It was quite fun to watch, in the presence of another male they can puff themselves up to twice the size and deploy a bright red dewlap.

Carolina Anoles
Carolina anoles (Anolis carolinensis) in the midst of a territorial threat display.

Author: Andrew

An electrical engineer, amateur astronomer, and diver, living and working on the island of Hawaiʻi.

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