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Long-nosed leopard lizard

Gambelia wislizenii

Description:

When I saw this lizard I thought it should be named Leopard lizard and it turns out I was right it is called Long-nosed leopard lizard. It has a large head, long nose, and a long round tail that can be longer than its body. About 12 cm long. They are endangered because of habitat destruction.

Habitat:

Red sandy soil in Arches National Park.

Notes:

This is my spotting 4,400!

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9 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

It is in Utah National Parks' mission now.

RedRock
RedRock 5 years ago

Nice.
Please consider adding to 'Utah National Parks' mission.
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1725...

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Thank you Neil. I found it n a desert and it was almost 40° C of temperature.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

Looks like a very dry patch of earth too. He'd probably love Australia, although we probably have enough introduced species to contend with already.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

Congrats. Luis, on the big 4400. A very handsome little lizard.

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 5 years ago

De nada!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Thank you Mark and Joshua.

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 5 years ago

Excellent find! Yet another great milestone!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Fabulous looking lizard. What a cutie. Congrats on 4K.

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

USA

Spotted on Jul 18, 2013
Submitted on Apr 3, 2015

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