This little fella is a what is called an “Alligator Lizard” and he’s a native of this area.
He was also in my dishes the other day.
I did not get a photo of him in the dishes because by the time I peeled myself off the ceiling (- where I had jumped and plastered myself), he was gone
You’d think I’d learn my lesson with that, huh, and get with it and have an empty sink at all times? But no! I didn’t!
I left dishes in the sink overnight and look what I found: