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Unknown reptile in Essex

Observed: 11th April 2012 By: StefanGriffiths
WP_000246
Description:

Large (for UK) reptile at roadside - think it was dead unfortunately. Any ideas?

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    A plastic model
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
    ID agreements (): 2 People
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    • vburton
      Amateur Entomologists' SocietyBritish Mycological SocietyS159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Syrphus's picture

I suspect that if you go back

I suspect that if you go back there it will still be around, as toy lizards tend not to move very far or fast.

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martinjohnbishop's picture

Are you suggesting it is

Are you suggesting it is plastic? The eye seems very alert for a dead lizard.

Masked Marvel's picture

+1 for a toy

It seems to have a shadow under its head - a dead lizard wouldn't be able to lift its head of the ground...

jeremyr's picture

one of many, many pets that

one of many, many pets that get dumped around there

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jeremyr's picture

probably nicked then chucked

probably nicked then chucked when it lost it's saleability by dying

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martinjohnbishop's picture

Having trouble tracking down

Having trouble tracking down the provenance
clearly not one of these http://www.naturepavilion.com/adpl14intoyl.html