They are slightly larger , standing at 15cms tall on average , they have bigger heads ( I wonder if this makes them more intelligent ? I must run some tests. ) They also seem a lot bolder and happy to be photographed.
I first noticed them in the fruit beds of the garden and was delighted to discover this strawberry boy , for as you know the male of the species is very hard to find.
After some discussion and many cups of chamomile tea my new friends agreed to pose on these little plinths and said they would be happy to appear on my web site in the near future. They were all delighted to wear the new clothes I have been making from my natural dyes ( see earlier post. )
Rosetta was the first to climb up ...
I hope to bring you more new discoveries next month - now I must go and write up my notes in a very scientific way ...