Chameleon

I thought I would show these two photos as a follow up to my Nature and nurture post.

I picked rocket and herbs for a salad yesterday and while putting the salad together this little guy popped out of the basket.

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While this little guy is a reptile it is likely he will suffer the same as the amphibians that have the ill fortune to live on conventional farms as is shown in the following articles:

http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2013/01/new-study-common-pesticides-kill-frogs-contact

http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2012/04/study-monsantos-roundup-herbicide-has-weird-effect-frogs

http://www.nature.com/srep/2013/130124/srep01135/full/srep01135.html#/affil-auth

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About Rob Symons

My name is Rob Symons. I live in Pietermaritzburg, kwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. MuthiMuthi is my Zulu nickname which means tall tree. I am an Organic Farmer and an environmentalist. I live and work on Broadleaze Farm in the Mkondeni valley on the eastern outskirts of Pietermaritzburg.
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2 Responses to Chameleon

  1. Robin Lewis says:

    I love the little reptile and the ingrained dirt on your finger that reflects what you do. And if you live in that house amongst those beautiful trees, well then, I’m quite jealous.

    • Rob Symons says:

      Hi Robin. Thanks for the comment. I do live there and I know I am privileged to do so. This land has had a profound effect on me. Every day seems to bring a new wonder that affirms my commitment to fight for its protection.

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