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I took this photo at the Los Angeles Zoo in the Arroyo Lagarto exhibit. I think it is a type of spiny lizard, but i need some help on what kind.
Spotted on Jul 17, 2012
Submitted on Jul 18, 2012
or a yellow-backed spiny lizard. http://www.californiaherps.com/lizards/p...
i cant decide which
That's good to know! It might be the Desert Spiny Lizard. http://www.californiaherps.com/lizards/p...
I was thinking desert spiny lizard?
It's definitely Sceloporus but I can't take the ID any further than that.
The sign said spiny lizard, but I wanted to know what type of spiny lizard. The mix-species exhibit houses native southern species, so yes they are from so cal.
Hi Jonah, you said you took this at a zoo. Was there no sign saying the various species in the exhibit? Also, you added this to the Southern California Wildlife and Herps of Southern California missions. Do you know this species is from So Cal?