REPTILES SCALY, SLIMEY, SLITHERING things. Skinks, geckos, lizards and dragons. Amazing variety of these critters, which often go unnoticed. This large sand monitor waltzed through our camp in the West MacDonnell Ranges National Park, central Australia.Without our guides, I doubt we'd have seen any chameleons. Even when stopped, they were hard to see. Our guides found dozens as we hiked.A medium sized lizard warms on a rock, Mwanza, Tanzania.A colourful lizard at Las Geel, Somaliland."There be dragons!" So said the sailors' maps. Indonesia made changes in 2019, making visiting Komodo extremely expensive, hoping to spread tourist numbers to nearby Rinca island.Australia's goannas are, like most lizards, skilled climbers.Close up of a goanna, clearly accustomed to humans.Blue crested lizard in Thailand's Mae Ping National Park.A lizard (blue crested?) checks the surroundings before emerging ontoo the campground of Thailand's Mae Wong National Park.One of Australia's more distinctive characters, the thorny devil scampers away in Uluru.Right in the red heart of Australia, a lizard relaxes by the pool at Uluru.Cahill's Crossing joins Kakadu National Park to Arnhem Land. In the wet season, it usually claims a car or three. Crocs take a person every year or two as well.In the north-western mountains of Thailand, the forests which cross the froniter of Burma, a lizard says hi.A male (L) and female (R) pair of Namibian rock agama, one of many colourful lizards in that country/Snake. Brown. Maybe harmless. He didn't bite me. Australia.A small gecko silhouetted on a menu board in Thailand.Baan Maka, southern Thailand.