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Bearded Dragon


Bearded Dragon
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Copyright: Jeanne XX (Taralee) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 44 W: 0 N: 35] (217)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-12-19
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Canon EOS 400D (Rebel XTi), Canon EFS 18-55, Hoya UV 58mm
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/320 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-01-11 18:21
Viewed: 4383
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Bearded Dragon - it started to display its 'beard' as I got closer.

"Bearded dragons are named for the distinctive flap of skin which lies below their jaw. When threatened, these lizards assume a defensive posture, opening their mouths and pushing their throat skin forward to make this 'beard'. This, combined with the strong spikes which line the lizard's throat and the side of its body serve as a deterrent to would-be predators."
Ref: http://www.burkesbackyard.com.au/factsheets/Others/Bearded-Dragons/364

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2010-01-12 3:06]
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Hello Jeanne,
Fantastic to see the Bearded Dragon face to face like this with the beautiful beard displayed. Very well times, great docus on the face with fine sharp details.
Many thanks and cheers, Ulla

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