"As quick as a..."
Juvenile eastern fence lizard - August, 2013
Two inches of bright-eyed, scale-covered lightning perched on a chunk of sandstone. My grandmother was fond of the saying "as quick as a lizard" and I'm reminded of her every time I see one of these wee beasties.
More info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_fence_lizard
eastern fence lizardprairie lizardfence swiftgray lizardpine lizardsceloporus undulatus