Sharing A Cold One On St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

A thirsty Anolis cristatellus shares an El President at Cruz Bay, St. John

A thirsty Anolis cristatellus shares an El President at Cruz Bay, St. John

A thirsty Anolis cristatellus checks out Candee's El Presidente at Cruz Bay.

A thirsty Anolis cristatellus checks out Candee’s El Presidente at Cruz Bay.

Those of us lucky enough to be working in the Dominican Republic know the pleasures of downing an ice-cold El Presidente at the end of a session of fieldwork. Fortunately for us, that pleasure has been extended to the U.S. Virgin Islands, and was recently shared by a little Anolis cristatellus near the ferry landing at Cruz Bay, St. John. The young lady sharing her drink is Candee Ellsworth, Conservation Coordinator at the Toledo Zoo.

3 thoughts on “Sharing A Cold One On St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

  1. I fully appreciate your comment regarding those of us lucky enough to have worked in the Dominican Republic and knowing the pleasures of downing an ice-cold El Presidente at the end of a session of fieldwork. See the photo on p. 183 in my essay in Islands and the Sea (2003. Islands and the Sea: Essays on Herpetological Exploration in the West Indies. Contributions to Herpetology, volume 20. SSAR), sitting in the Río San Rafael after a long hot day on the lower Barahona Peninsula drinking a “grande.”

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