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Meal Time Saw this Borneo Anglehead Lizard during a night walk and decided to take a closer look as from previous experience, sometimes, they have Mosquitoes feeding on them.  And true enough, I saw a Mosquitto, which was fairly small in size.  But at that time, I didn&#039;t even noticed there was a tinier fly feeding or resting on it too!<br />
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Meal Time

Saw this Borneo Anglehead Lizard during a night walk and decided to take a closer look as from previous experience, sometimes, they have Mosquitoes feeding on them. And true enough, I saw a Mosquitto, which was fairly small in size. But at that time, I didn't even noticed there was a tinier fly feeding or resting on it too!

Have no idea the species name of the Mosquito and the Fly.

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  1. This is awesome...not for the lizard, of course though! Did you see the mosquito feeding? I'm just curious because she looks fully engorged with really dark blood. So, if she just fed on this lizard then the lizard may be one of the species that have green blood, which would make the mosquito's bloodmeal look really dark. Or, perhaps she fed entirely/or partially on another animal and has already started digesting the bloodmeal (it tends to turn darker in color several hours after being ingested). Not important really, but very fascinating! Posted 5 months ago
    1. Not this time, I think the Mosquito has finished feeding when I took the pictures. I have seen before previously when the mosquito was still feeding and yes, the abdomen engorged with blood was dark/black colour.

      Very cool observation on your part and informative, thanks! :)
      Posted 5 months ago
      1. Interesting! Some lizards have green blood, so that would account for the darker-looking bloodmeal in the mosquito's abdomen. Nature never ceases to intrigue me. Posted 5 months ago

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Uploaded Feb 11, 2020. Captured Feb 8, 2020 19:59.
  • TG-6
  • f/18.0
  • 1/500s
  • ISO800
  • 18mm