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Northern Alligator Lizard

Elgaria coerulea


small sleek grey and brown. Smaller head then some other varieties of Alligator lizards. short legs and stout body. No distinct pattern on back. More like spotted. Tolerates colder weather


Brushy, rocky forested areas. Retaining walls, rock piles, wooded areas.


Spotted under a rock near my son's house.

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Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 11 years ago

lovely pics!i like the third one, especially.

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 12 years ago

nice find!

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Shelton, Washington, USA

Spotted on Sep 3, 2008
Submitted on Jun 12, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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