Desert Lizard

The natural environment around the ALMA site: This lizard is perfectly mimetic with the rocky environment. Able to absorb the solar radiation, it may start hunting in the early morning when the air temperature is still –25˚C.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:alma-itp-52
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:18
Size:2560 x 1714 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface
• X - ALMA

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