Hahaha look into the eyes of the Mighty Basilisk!! by ellismorleyphto

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What? It was just in that book about those people in that school? Is my stare not deadly? Hahaha!! Beware my fang! Just a tiny drop of pois… oh, wait. Erm.. I cannot work in these conditions. sigh

Plumed Basilisk.
Remember these all live in the DARK. Please do not use FLASH, it’s not needed!!! :-)

Reptile House, London Zoo, England. 15th January 2012.

Canon 400d, 17-85mm lens. Handheld “night no flash” setting.

I use no post processing of any kind, unless stated.

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  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMainealmost 3 years ago

    Excellent capture – love it!

  • Thank you, Mary :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • ✿✿ Bonita ✿✿ ђєℓℓσ
    ✿✿ Bonita ✿✿ ђ...over 2 years ago

    ☻/ღ˚ •。* ♥ ˚ ˚✰˚ ˛★* 。 ღ˛° 。* °♥ ˚ • ★ ˚ .ღ 。
    ˛˚ღ •˚ ˚…just sprinkling a little Love on your page. ~♥~˚ ✰* ★
    / \ ˚. ★ ˛ ˚♥ ✰。˚ ˚ღ。* ˛˚ ♥ 。✰˚* ˚ ★ღ Wonderful close up capture how precious wonderful colour detail and clarity nice framing nice colour and markings on him precious aw hugs.Nicely done and presented hugs. Your a wonderful photographer you photos are wonderful such as you are hugs

  • Thank you so much for your lovely words and pictures ♥

    – ellismorleyphto

  • autumnwind
    autumnwindover 2 years ago


  • Thanks! I don’t know what Harry Potter was so scared of! I didn’t turn to stone or anything! :-P

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Lucinda Walter
    Lucinda Walterover 2 years ago


  • Thank you, Lucinda :-)

    – ellismorleyphto

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiover 2 years ago


  • Thank you so much, Laura! My 1st feature here :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • fezoj64
    fezoj64over 2 years ago
    This is a great shot ! ..Jozef
  • Thank you :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • lynn carter
    lynn carterover 2 years ago

    great capture xx

  • Thank you, Lynn :-)

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Susie Peek
    Susie Peekover 2 years ago

    Terrific capture and detail ~ ha ha love the background narrative :)

  • Thanks Susie! :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneover 2 years ago

    What a beautiful reptile!

  • Thanks Mel for taking the time to stop by and comment… I looked again last week but he was hiding so I am very happy I got this one :-)

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Dean Cunningham
    Dean Cunninghamover 2 years ago

    loving this guy & its an awesome pic !

  • Thanks! He was a lot more camera shy when I went back to see him :-)

    – ellismorleyphto

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