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A knob-tailed gecko in a defensive position
August 3, 2012

Knob-Tailed Gecko

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Knob-tailed gecko (Nephrurus levis occidentalis) in a defensive posture

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? One important consideration I make when selecting a Photo of the Day is whether the image is strong enough to capture and hold my attention. The eye-level view of this beautiful and expressive creature did just that. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Photograph by Robert McLean, My Shot
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