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Yarrow's Spiny Lizard

Sceloporus jarrovii

Notes:

In 1875 Edward Drinker Cope named this lizard after Henry Crecy Yarrow (November 19, 1840-1929) an American ornithologist, herpetologist, naturalist, and surgeon.

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11 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Stunning portrait!

Jeannette
Jeannette 9 years ago

Great shot :)

auntnance123
auntnance123 9 years ago

Beautiful lizard. We have a very similar one here: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/104...

tmvdh
tmvdh 9 years ago

Wow!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

very nice,

indianature
indianature 9 years ago

Hellowe to you too!

Beautiful creature and image.

Copterdan
Copterdan 9 years ago

Thanks, enjoyed his company.

Fantastic lizard, beautiful photo!

williefromwi
williefromwi 9 years ago

nice photo, interesting information on how this lizard got its name.

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

Beautiful!
You can add this spotting to the mission 'The color blue':

http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8382...

drmo
drmo 9 years ago

Great photo

Copterdan
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Arizona, USA

Spotted on Aug 20, 2011
Submitted on Jun 24, 2012

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