I caught a little one for her weeks ago and I set it in her hand, where it stayed for all of 2 seconds. I guess the memory stuck because now when she sees one she runs over to it holding out her hand and demanding 'in'. So far not a single one has decided to just hop on her palm for a cuddle. That doesn't dampen her spirit though. I wonder when she will learn the lesson that the big ones bite. Probably not for a while, seeing as how they are zippy little suckers.
Update: all her little dreams came true after dinner last night. I caught a tiny lizard for her and she got to hold it for a few seconds before we put him in a flower pot.
And, another aside...while we were at Epcot this past weekend she saw the gators on the Living with the Land boat ride and held out her arms and said 'in'. Those lizards sure do grow up big.
Anyway, I just think it is the funniest thing to watch and we go out lizard hunting on the regular. Naturally I caught a little bit of it on video, check it out below!
p.s. Happy October 1st! This means I can finally dive into my Countdown to Halloween link up party. So many festive things to do, so many delicious things to bake. Don't forget to link up any and all of your Countdown to Halloween fun on October 7th, next Tuesday.