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Brown Anole

Anolis sagrei

Description:

Found this little lizard outside at the UTB campus.

Habitat:

Plants.

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5 Comments

Ernesto
Ernesto 9 years ago

This looks more like a brown anole to me. Look at its snout length. It's much shorter than that of a green anole.

kroenert
kroenert 10 years ago

Thanks, Dr. Ramirez, for telling me about the correction on this spotting. I feel honored to have found something and gotten a good picture of it that you weren't aware had made it to South Texas yet. :)

ReynaldoRamirezJr
ReynaldoRamirezJr 10 years ago

Tracy we may have anotehr sighting of a Brown Anole. The diamond pattern on the back is found on females of this species. Check out suzannekconway's post. Now it's getting confusing.

kroenert
kroenert 10 years ago

Thanks, Dr. Ramirez! He sure was cute!

ReynaldoRamirezJr
ReynaldoRamirezJr 10 years ago

Now by looking at it on the photograph here, it looks like a Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis).

kroenert
Spotted by
kroenert

Brownsville, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jul 16, 2012
Submitted on Jul 16, 2012

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