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Aspidoscelis tigris ssp. tigris
Possibly Western Whiptail but either way they are fairly rare in Washington state. Web sites don't mention it as a possibility (including the Burke Museum). A large lizard about 12 in. (30.48 cm). Yellowish stripes with black markings that transitions to white with black markings underneath. The length of the foot-toe-nail is extraordinary (pic 3 is cropped).
Spotted on a large rock next to Warden Lake at the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge. Sagebrush steppe.
Spotted on Jul 7, 2019
Submitted on Jul 8, 2019
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