Need some perspective to gauge the size of the reptile clambering over what appear to be boulders?

Without a frame of reference this Cape or Common Dwarf Gecko (Lygodactylus capensis) in our garden could be enormous.

In the picture below the fly provides some scale and perspective on how small this diurnal gecko actually is and shows that the boulders are in fact mere pebbles.

Gecko and fly

Posted in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge with the theme “scale”. For photos from other bloggers that have “some fun with perspective and show just how big, or little the word can seem”, click here

Posted by Carol

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