You Too Could Be a “Lizzardist”

Saw a few of these little guys while working in the yard today. They don’t hurt anything and catch lots of bugs.


Liz-zar-dist ‘liz-erd-dist n [derived fr. ME liserd, fr. MF laisarde]: of or pertaining to the suborder (Lacertilia) of reptiles.  A collector or aficionado of lizards.  One that specializes in the scientific study of lizards.  Anything descriptive of lizards.

Lizard in training:  Mr. Hugo Gulfredsen, of Lakeview Springs, Georgia claims to have trained several lizards.  One of which is Sam 437, a common anole lizard.

“Sam 437 has performed simpler tasks–retrieving small objects and pushing buttons for rewards,” Said Mr. Gulfredsen.

“These little critters can get pretty ornery when they spot a rival.  However, turning regular faucets on and off could prove difficult without modifications.  Lizards, even the smaller varieties, are strong for their size.  We’ll work on fabricating a smaller faucet for Sam 437.”

Image, Craig Roberts– 

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Author: warturoadam77p

70 year old married retired communications worker with three grown children, transplanted from the Midwest to the sunny Gulf Coast.

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