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Cameron Merchant snatches baby son Oliver away from the clutches of a curious lizard

Cameron Merchant snatches baby son Oliver away from the clutches of a curious lizard as the pair enjoy a day at the pool on the Gold Coast

Cameron Merchant was enjoying a day by the pool on the Gold Coast on Monday when a curious lizard left him scrambling to keep his baby son safe. 

The Married At First Sight star had little Oliver laid out on a sun lounge by the water when a scaly local resident came over for a look. 

In a video shared to Instagram Stories, Cameron nervously laughed as the lizard popped over the edge pf the lounge and eyed him and his son. 

Day duty: Cameron Merchant was enjoying a day by the pool on the Gold Coast on Monday when a curious lizard left him scrambling to keep his baby son safe. Both pictured 

After considering his options, the new father decided it’s best to sweep his son out the way of the animal, and scooped Oliver up in his arms. 

He did show his respect to the beast, saying ‘see you later legend!’ as he made his escape. 

Cameron and his wife Jules Robinson welcomed their first child, baby boy Oliver, in October last year.

Oh dear! The Married At First Sight star had little Oliver laid out on a sun lounge by the water when a scaly local resident came over for a look

Oh dear! The Married At First Sight star had little Oliver laid out on a sun lounge by the water when a scaly local resident came over for a look

See ya! In a video shared to Instagram Stories, Cameron nervously laughed as the lizard popped over the edge pf the lounge and eyed him and his son

See ya! In a video shared to Instagram Stories, Cameron nervously laughed as the lizard popped over the edge pf the lounge and eyed him and his son

Safe! After considering his options, the new father decided it's best to sweep his son out the way of the animal, and scooped Oliver up in his arms

Safe! After considering his options, the new father decided it’s best to sweep his son out the way of the animal, and scooped Oliver up in his arms

They recently spent their first Easter together as a family, and Cam shared a photo to mark the occasion – which featured Jules fast asleep as he watched the cricket with their son. 

‘Happy Easter from our little family to yours!’ he wrote alongside the image. 

‘Usually we would manage a nice lunch family shot.. but cricket gets in the way today unfortunately (Sorry hun) so here’s me just now taking a family shot whilst Jules still trying to sleep & Ollie wants to start his Easter egg hunt!’

Love: Cameron and his wife Jules Robinson welcomed their first child, baby boy Oliver, in October last year. All pictured

Love: Cameron and his wife Jules Robinson welcomed their first child, baby boy Oliver, in October last year. All pictured 

Cute: They recently spent their first Easter together as a family, and Cam shared a photo to mark the occasion - which featured Jules fast asleep as he watched the cricket with their son

 Cute: They recently spent their first Easter together as a family, and Cam shared a photo to mark the occasion – which featured Jules fast asleep as he watched the cricket with their son

He concluded: ‘Happy Easter – Hope you have a great Sunday!’ 

Jules and Cameron were married in a ceremony televised by A Current Affair in November 2019. 

They first walked down the aisle on Married At First Sight in 2018, falling in love and starting a real life together once filming wrapped. 

Romance: Jules and Cameron were married in a ceremony televised by A Current Affair in November 2019. They first walked down the aisle on Married At First Sight in 2018

Romance: Jules and Cameron were married in a ceremony televised by A Current Affair in November 2019. They first walked down the aisle on Married At First Sight in 2018

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