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Mikie Girl: "I'm NOT moving" by Patricia Anne McCarty-Tamayo

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This Is Mikie my Green Iguana, Giant Greens as they are called. She is a tropical lizard about 7 years old. (5 feet 9 pounds)

I love her very much because she is a special lizard. She isn’t like other iggys. Mikie will hug me,(i kid you not) BUT only me. no one else would dare get that close to her and I would not let them ’cause she bites. She is sweet with me tho and that is all that counts.
Thousands of years ago the natives of Mexico once thought that the iguana HAD to be with the Kings in their tombs because that was the ONLY way he could come back to earth and still be able to return to his rewarded land. They thought the green iguana was the key to returning to earth, like an earth totom.

Mikie was a rescued from a sure fate of painful death. She was just 4 months old tossed in a cage of 12 with one dead already. There she was a skinny little green lizard who’s shop keep had NO idea what the heck he had.

She never asked to be here but when she arrived, she was sick. I took her to the vet and found the little baby lizard had bone deasese due to poor living and food and it cause her to loose her entire fingernail on her right hand, 3 spikes, and 1 inch of tail.

I nursed her back to health and as you can see the past is far behind her 7 healthy years latter.

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About the Artist:
Born in Dunoon-Argyll, Scotland, Patricia Anne McCarty has studied art most of her life. Patricia is an artist of many interests and skills in both the fine arts as well as commercial art. Patricia works traditionally in Sculpture using both bronze and clay, She also is a story Writer, a Poet and Lyrical Writer, Patricia has studied and can use photography as an art, and with in her art. She specializes in Digital Airbrush Painting.

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  • krafty
    kraftyabout 6 years ago

    Brilliant capture P…love the pose and the contasting colours..I love the Iguanas..such fine almost pre-historic..very beautiful creatures and fascinating work..wel done Hun.xxxxxxxxxx

  • RIGHT, They are prehistoric Animals, they were here long before the dino and are still here unchanged sense then. These guys are part of a group of animals known as living fossles.

    – Patricia Anne McCarty-Tamayo

  • Vestque
    Vestqueabout 6 years ago

    Awesome. She looks fabulous!

  • Dmarie Frankulin
    Dmarie Frankulinabout 6 years ago

    great shot and has attitude to go with it…heehee :-)

  • LOL Yes, she thinks she’s hot Sh@t. That’s why I call her princess Mikie, spoiled beast. LOL

    – Patricia Anne McCarty-Tamayo

  • Stzar
    Stzarabout 6 years ago

    omg look at her, she is so cute ~ Very beautiful girl !!
    great capture Patricia

  • Renate  Dartois
    Renate Dartoisabout 6 years ago

    Oh she is awesome-what a pretty girl.

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorabout 6 years ago

    oo i luv her expression!!

  • joan warburton
    joan warburtonabout 6 years ago

    Tell Mikie she ought to be in pictures, LOL! Great photo, girlfriend!

  • judyM61
    judyM61about 6 years ago

    Fantastic, wonderful pose, a great capture Patricia and nice effects!

  • adriano
    adrianoabout 6 years ago

    Nice pose

  • IrishPics
    IrishPicsabout 6 years ago
    Beautiful Capture Patricia..;-))!
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