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Whiptail

Notes:

Eating a ten-lined June Beetle! Wish I had a better picture. :)

1 Species ID Suggestions

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago
Tiger Whiptail
Aspidoscelis tigris Utah Division of Wildlife Resources


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5 Comments

shebebusynow
shebebusynow 8 years ago

Those beetles would look mighty juicy to a desert lizard!

Jellis
Jellis 8 years ago

Painted Desert Whiptail
Great Basin Whiptail
Plateu Striped Whiptail
But the pattern is slightly different on each.
http://utahherps.info/snakes.html

bee.jacbs
bee.jacbs 8 years ago

Thank you both. It was really neat to watch! The beetle was still alive and definitely put up a fight.

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 8 years ago

yeah but good spot man!

Daacwen
Daacwen 8 years ago

nice spotting they r so nimble.

bee.jacbs
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Utah, USA

Spotted on Jul 25, 2009
Submitted on Jul 13, 2012

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