This Common Lizard, with its fine-grained scaley green skin and bright beady eye, was looking up at me from the hot dry sandy beach one July at Rhossili Bay. I am not too sure what it was doing on the beach. Perhaps it had fallen down from the grassy turf of the escarpment to Rhossili Down. I opened my eyes as I lay on the seashore to find the lizard next to me – sharing the shade of a large driftwood tree trunk.
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