Look who I found hanging out on the fence in the sun: A Green Anole. He has been tucked away underground hibernating for most of the winter. As Spring comes in, a sunny day is just too tempting for the reptiles to resist. He will go back to his hole as the temps drop again tomorrow. Humans do not hibernate. (Although some people would say Humanity is in a constant state of hibernation, refusing to wake up to the world around them). Anyway, the anoles come out to get warm in the sun and begin the wake up process. I have shared below info excerpts from Wikipedia on hibernation and green anoles. Enjoy!
A still-sleepy green anole on fence board of courtyard
Yes, he is snoozing in the sun!
Uh-Oh, He heard the camera and woke up
He is telling me this is his fence board
Very Regal looking in Spring Green
A big stretch
Have you noticed the green anole is now brown?
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He is still very sleepy and will go back to his hibernation home in the next coldsnap
...this is brendasue signing off from Rainbow Creek. See You next time!