Soft Spiny-tailed Gecko

ANIMAL PORTRAIT – Runner-up

Urban fragments within the Perth region continue to support a diverse range of wildlife. Just 10 minutes from the CBD, it is possible to see the bizarre Turtle Frog (Myobatrachus gouldii) and these stunning spiny-tailed geckos (Strophurus spinigerus). 
Bold Park, Perth, Western Australia
Nikon D300, Tamron AF 90mm f/2.8 SP Di macro, 1/160, f22, ISO 160; two Nikon slave flashes; handheld

by Henry Cook, Western Australia