Wednesday, November 02, 2016
The resort we stayed in at Belle Mare beach on the north-east coast of Mauritius held lots of two species of reptile: the amazingly colourful (and hence its name) Mauritian Ornate Day Gecko and Oriental Garden Lizard. You could get close to the geckos with relative ease and I spent a couple of short sessions with these as they posed in a couple of spots in the hotel grounds. The Oriental Garden Lizards on the other hand were far from cooperative until two individuals decided to pose for close ups near the beach in the last couple of days of the holiday. Hope you enjoy my favourite images of these great looking reptiles.