A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife
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
and 4 other people favorited this spotting