Signs of Spring

The anole mating dance

Jo An Fox-Wright Maddox

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Photo by Gary Yost on Unsplash

Every day after my shower, I take my Boost and a cigarette outside, and the dogs, all six of them, come out with me. Sometimes Bailey, the senior male, is already out and waits to chase everyone else as they cram through the door. It’s very exciting.

The first thing I do is glance at the deck posts closest to the house to see if any anoles are out. If it’s sunny, even…

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