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Offline lucy

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« on: October 13, 2008, 23:18 PM »
Lizards seem particularly active at this time of the year, or at least they're more visible.  Has anyone else noticed this?

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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2008, 11:39 AM »
Amphibians and reptiles moves only at spring and autumn, generally.... now, that it is raining and cloudy nearly everywhere, and have hot weather because of african dust clouds,  they are lastly moving and afterwards preparing for wintering (hibernacion).

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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2008, 12:53 PM »
So they're almost hibernating in the summer? Isn't this called estivation?
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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2008, 13:50 PM »
No, no estivation... although it could also be considered.

We could say that they only get less active... they eat, get sunny for temperature... and only get less active; it´s as ourselves, that go to the beach in summer and afterwards to the "siesta", too much hot....  8)

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Raining cats and dogs in Motril (Granada).

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