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A Lizard’s Tale

It’s a strange day when a child in your class produces one of these in the middle of your lesson.


The poor creature was still alive, thank goodness. I gave it a couple of drips of water.

So it was a case of one lizard rescues another.

(I guess technically, it’s a newt but I had to enjoy the coincidence with my nickname.)


I transferred it into a plastic cup for two reasons. Firstly I know that the heat of my hand might not be beneficial but also because I was worried about the effect of the natural oil on my skin. I covered it up to protect against sunlight too.

And then I transferred it to an area of the school grounds where footfall is zero.



Hope the little fella’s going to be okay.


12 comments on “A Lizard’s Tale

  1. AnnetteM
    September 27, 2014

    I wonder what he thought when his whole world turned pink!


    • lizard100
      September 27, 2014

      I don’t know. I just hope he was okay after I put him outside.


      • AnnetteM
        September 27, 2014

        I would think so. Did the child just find it in the classroom or had it been captured earlier?


      • lizard100
        September 27, 2014

        It seems one or two have been finding them in the grounds and putting them in their pockets. I figured the pink would be calming and it was the only thing I could find!


  2. ladyofthecakes
    September 27, 2014

    Was he pissed…? 😉


  3. Rambling Woods
    September 28, 2014

    Yea that you knew what to do

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  4. Kim in Fiji
    September 29, 2014

    sweet little creature – I’m glad you were able to get him to a place of safety.


  5. lizard100
    September 29, 2014

    It’s hard to know what happened to him but I hope he’s okay.


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