Need help identifying this...lizard?

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  1. 1_man_and_his_dob(lo)

    1_man_and_his_dob(lo) Funster

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    Is it a common lizard? According to Google they're more grey than green, and with more patterns down the back.

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    I spotted it when I was staying at New Quay C&CC a couple of weeks ago, and had driven down to the Welsh wildlife centre near Cardigan. It was basking on a pile of slate...or at least it was until I pointed my camera at it, at which point it started to move :Blush:
     
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    My first thought was a newt.

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    This must be its dad !
     

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    Did you touch it lol .It takes about 2 weeks for the poison to work into your body then it kills you.:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Gecko
     
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    Spot on there Peter :thumb::thumb:
     
  8. 1_man_and_his_dob(lo)

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    Hang on...Geckos aren't native to the UK are they? So that makes it an escapee Gecko, imitating a common lizard and getting the colour not-quite-right ::bigsmile:
     
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