SAFARI: Serengeti Spiderman Lizard And Naabi Hill Panoramic

Mwanza Flat-headed Rock ("Spiderman") Agama Lizard At Naabi Gate In The Southern Serengeti
Mwanza Flat-headed Rock (“Spiderman”) Agama Lizard At Naabi Hill
CLICK TO EXPAND: Naabi Hill View Of the Southern Serengeti Plains
CLICK TO EXPAND: Naabi Hill View Of the Southern Serengeti Plains

SAFARI –┬áThe SERENGETI
OK, cheating a little here – two pictures, but one is to give you context where we were. After driving a couple hours out of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and into the flat southern plains of the Serengeti, we came to the first hill we’d seen for the past hour, which was the Naabi Gate – the official registration and entry point for southern entry in Tanzania. There was a little walk up some rocks to the top of the hill where we had a panoramic view all around us of the infinite green plains to the horizon. While we were up there, we saw these gorgeous rainbow lizards sunning on the rocks and doing their little pushups to show off. Now apparently the Tanzanians have taken to calling these fellows (the males are rainbow…the females a regular old lizard brown) Spiderman lizards, but I think the colors might be a little off, as they look purple and blue to me, but folks think the purple looks red? Sounds like another Internet meme “What color is that dress?” controversy.

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